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Got a bit a shock when spinning pigeon appeared.
He has definitely got the wrong house.

Although, I am partial to a bit of pigeon... 
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Went for an afternoon out at the weekend. If you are ever in Nantwich you should try this new place called 'Street'. Great drinks and lovely food.
(review to go onto Google once the place is listed!)
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+Ade S​ worry not, it's added now. 
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Just had an enlightening conversation with my work colleague:
Ste: "...I'll pop on a housecoat and go downstairs"
Me: "Housecoat?"
Ste: "yeah you know.. a dressing gown"

My colleague thinks he is Hugh Heffner
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Surely a 'onesie' will suffice?
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If looking for some design work doing then you'd do well getting in touch with my friend and colleague +Jo Motteram 
 
Rebrand of local Hairdressers
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Don't hold your pizza - er - peace any longer! Join #LocalGuides and share your cheesy knowledge with the world. http://goo.gl/WsMVXF
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Any ideas for Adrians project in Manchester?
 
Hey Local Guides!

I've got a project coming up soon to take some photos of Manchester. The brief is fun, social, hidden gems with a target audience of 18-25 year old foreign, independent, travellers. I'm to avoid the obvious tourist spots but highlight the quirky ones. I already have a few ideas in mind but curious to know if you all have anything to share that would be useful for me.

I'm planning on attending the Urban Food Fest, Castlefield Market and Friday Food Fight to cover some regular local events. And I've also taken some shots of touristy stuff (despite the brief) that has some interesting background story. I plan on doing a list of quirky sculptures dotted around town and also a "Guess where I am" or "Try to find me" style shots. And, obviously, throw in a few recommended food stops!

Anyway, any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.


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We've always thought it would be good to do a photoshoot of clocks in Manchester, there are just so many and lots on iconic and interesting buildings as well as some more mundane one.... I'm sure you could spin that to kids and tourists alike. 

Whatever you end up doing I hope you post it for us all to enjoy.
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Not entirely sure if this says footballers earn too much, or I don't earn enough. Either way, I can confirm I'm footballs loss and marketings gain.
Test how your wages stack up against a selection of some of the world’s top footballers.
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Oh I completely agree +Ade S I don't begrudge anyone earning the most that they can do, whatever industry.
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Not strictly in town, but if you ever venture into Cheshire, and more specifically Nantwich, then I recommend trying out 'Street'. Its a really laid back bar/eatery that sells amazing hotdogs and has very interesting drinks (the Budda lager is great, the 'Smoked Mojito' was, erm, interesting).  Kinda has a Northern Quarter feel to it
35 Welsh Row, Nantwich, Cheshire East CW5 5ED
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Looks cool! 😎
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"Just for once... let me... look on you with my own eyes"
Small boy finally got round to eating his Easter egg. No lightsaber... just a rolling pin
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A day out in Birmingham can reveal the strangest sites
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I may of mentioned +MOJO BAR​ before, but Lisa tonight was very fantastic. Accommodating the request from pirate Gav "make me a drink you think I would like" was awesome. 
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Must try that down the local, I'm not sure I'll get a similar result...
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+Martin Fowler​ because you didn't see them today, mine are out 
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Really great spot to spend an afternoon if its sunny and you can get a table outside. The ales were very decent and the staff friendly enough. It was early Saturday afternoon when I has last there and the outside tables were all mostly taken. Its worth noting that's it is a very popular place, so grabbing a 'quick drink' can be a little difficult (I'll admit to walking out on several occasions prior to this visit as it was impossible to get served). Didn't eat, but the hanging kebabs did look really good and the wonderful smell of the bbq'ing meat means that even if you didn't intend on eating you will certainly be tempted to!
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Public - 3 weeks ago
reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nice enough. Drinks were good and not unreasonably priced. Great if you can get a seat at a table outside and watch the world rush by.
Public - 3 weeks ago
reviewed 3 weeks ago
The Imp has gone thru a number of changes over the last year, the most dramatic being the management change. Gone are the bands and the lively atmosphere, in are more ales and a choice of craft beers. After a period of not having any sports being shown, it appears that Sky is back in so you will get to see matches. Not a bad pint, the landlord is very proud of his cellar skills so expect that to remain. Not a bad price either at £3 a pint of lager.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Brilliant place, tucked away and hidden from the idiots. Great selection of beers, some brewed locally, some from further afield, but all really good. After a few of the locally ales I switched to the cherry beer which is always nice for a change. No music, tv's, sport, bandits.. just very decent beer and good conversation. Recommended.
Public - a month ago
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Really good stay. Bed comfy, WiFi free for first 24 hours, great location. The reception staff were really good and made for a fantastic welcome. We arrived early afternoon expecting to just leave our bags there till check in later in the day but they had an available room so checked us in early.
Public - 3 weeks ago
reviewed 3 weeks ago
Called in at 8pm on a Saturday evening and there were 3 people in the place (one of them was bar staff!). Not sure if I picked the wrong night, or its recently changed hands or something had happened earlier, but it was dead, so no atmosphere and very little to stay there for,
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
The last time I was in here it was called the Waldren and it was 'a bit of a hole' very much geared up to cater for a certain younger demographic, I can't believe the difference in the place now its Alberts Corner. It was fairly quiet for a Saturday afternoon, but that may of been due to the whole place being booked out for a private party (this struck me as strange how a whole pub can be taken over.. what about the other drinkers planning to visit/eat??) later that evening. The decor was really nice, the menu looked decent enough, the staff were friendly and the drinks were well priced. Would definitely go back.
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