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A Nostalgic Outing Of Sorts To Bradgate Park In Leicester And My Local Town’s Hottest Healthy Food Cafe

One of the first ever school excursions I have a vague memory of going on was to this vast park in the north-west of Leicestershire. That was way back in the mid-eighties (* a couple of photos are included at … Continue reading

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Taking My Wife On Her First Trip To Leicester

My wife Rina may have been to my hometown twice before (August 2013 and August 2014) but she had never been into Leicester. Now that would not be a problem for almost all tourists visiting England but she is married … Continue reading

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On The Fox (Hunt) Trail……In Great Bowden (Leicestershire, UK)

After a day of excess eating on Christmas Day it’s always good to get out of the house the next day and, other than the start of the shop sales, the Fernie Hunt meet is the thing to do on … Continue reading

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Two “Christmas Days” Back In My Hometown With The Family

  After five years away I returned to England to spend Christmas with my family back in my hometown of Market Harborough in Leicestershire. I can’t say I was really planning to return this time as I had seen my parents … Continue reading

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TF Flashback – “The Magic Spray” & “Another Safety Shot” Fanzines (1992-93)

Back in the late 1980’s and early 90’s, fanzines were fairly prolific and, along with nationwide staple ‘When Saturday Comes‘, many clubs had a variety of these publications being sold outside grounds offering an alternative and independent view of the … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Japanese Food Stall In Market Harborough!

When I have gone back to the UK in recent years I’ve been quite surprised by the number of Japanese restaurants and bento (lunchbox) shops that have popped up  all over London as well as a few in Leicester too. During the time I’ve … Continue reading

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Back Home & Reunited With My Family……For A Few Days!

For the first time in three years I returned home to my parents house for Christmas as both of my sisters and their families were going to be in attendance. It was also dad’s 70th birthday just after Christmas so … Continue reading

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