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By me at Screenjabber.com - my top TV picks for the week ahead. Small-Screen Jabber 7-13 May

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My top TV picks for the week ahead - Small-Screen Jabber 12-18 March
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Looking for backers to get my story about Pomona published. This is crowdfunded journalism but it won't cost you a penny in cold, hard cash - you just need to pledge points to my pitch. Thanks. And spread the word - Pomona needs to be saved from crass "development".

https://www.contributoria.com/issue/2015-10/55c72b4ec6c6de9e64000361
A sliver of land on the Manchester Ship Canal in the heart of the city has been left to nature for more than 30 years but now the developers want to dig it up, concrete it over and build luxury apartment skyscrapers on it. Pomona Island housed the splendid Royal …
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Looking for backers for my @Contributoria pitch on coping decades after a loved one kills themselves https://www.contributoria.com/issue/2015-03/54bbb4ac5eb8568f0200005e/proposal … #crowdfunding #journalism

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Twenty-five years ago this March, my boyfriend took his own life. He was just 25 and had his whole life ahead of him, but instead joined the group of 24-35 year olds who have the second-biggest death rate. When someone young dies this way, there is a lot of …
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I love my adopted city of Manchester, but I also enjoyed writing a few fibs about it for an April Fool.


Ten fibs about the great city of Manchester that are perfect for fooling your friends with.
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Formerly known as The Violet Hour, Saison in Didsbury does a neat line in small plates – and has an impressive beer résumé.
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Join the debate, hear the experts speak! Our expert panellists, all from different disciplines with expertise relevant to the situation, will share their views on the future of London Road Fire Station and try and influence a positive outcome for this amazing building in the heart of our city.
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Seeking backers for my pitch on the UK's 1st secondary school for LGBT teens at @contributoria https://www.contributoria.com/issue/2015-03/54bbb0545eb8568f02000050/proposal … #crowdfunding #jounalism #LGBT

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Manchester has announced it is opening the first-ever secondary school for LGBT teens. The children who be offered one of the 40 places are the most vulnerable in mainstream schools because of bullying, teachers not providing the right support, or home difficulties. Critics have been quick to stick the …
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Looking for backers for my @contributoria pitch on the Pirate Party UK's prospects in the 2015 election https://www.contributoria.com/issue/2015-03/54bbbf6d5eb8568f02000075/proposal … #crowdfunding
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Who are the Pirate Party UK? From humble beginnings as the internet-based Pirate Bay movement for online freedoms such as sharing files, fledgling political parties in Sweden, Germany and Austria sprang up in 2006 to contest elections locally, nationally and in Europe. Over the last eight or nine years, the …
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Breast of lamb is a much underrated cut, usually overlooked in favour of shoulder or leg even though it makes a very good roast. It's cheap

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Tarte tatin is a traditional French dessert - an apple pie baked upside down - but it lends itself well to a savoury filling too. I saw a re

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As the weather cools, my thoughts starting turning to soups. I like this recipe because it's both warming and quick to make, plus it's mostl

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As with asparagus, the season for fresh peas and broad is brief so it's good to make the most of them before resorting once more to the usef

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The asparagus season is woefully short so I practically live off it at this time of year. You can, of course, buy it all year round if you'r

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The lone gourmet: Spring greens and black beans with chorizo
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This beauty cost me a mere 59p at my local market and will feed me for the best part of the week. First up was this recipe. As I still have

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This plate of deliciousness is made up of three different dishes that work well together and, for me, taste of summer. Radish in the tzatzik