4th July - alas now dubbed our Independence Day (if you are reading this in America, this has always been your Independence Day, but we’ll scratch over that bit). It was previewed as the great uplifting of the humble bar; a revival of the simple restaurant, yet quite a few venues wisely chose to wait … Continue reading Independence day – how wasn’t it for you?
Remember that thriller of a TV show that used to come on every day, and that had us hooked? Yes, I mean the Daily Briefing led by the original cast of Boris, Chris, and Sir Patrick. Well, it seems to have tanked in the ratings and culminated in the broadcaster (otherwise known as “The Government”) … Continue reading Bubble Trouble
This week was a phenomenal one in Wigan. Nope, it wasn’t the infamous World Pie Eating Championships; nor was it Uncle Joe celebrating his two billionth mint ball (he actually already did that back in 2011). Instead it was the resurrection of the Big Mac, as McDonald’s drive thru reopened in the town for the … Continue reading Return of the Mac
This is the disgusting result of an all-night party that took place on Saturday at Bickershaw Country Park in Wigan. This happens to be practically on my front doorstep, and I really enjoy being able to walk around the 'trail' for my socially distanced walks. Unfortunately, the park has seen a distinct rise in anti-social … Continue reading Lockdown? What Lockdown?