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Your Independent Weekly Shop

June 20, 2013

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The dreaded supermarket shop. While it may be useful for bulk buying, I can’t think of anything that is pleasurable about the experience. Screaming kids, crowded aisles, dubious quality and money ‘saving’ deals that don’t always do what they say on the tin. These are just a few things I associate with the experience. The […]

On The Set With Gentleman’s Dub Club

May 8, 2013

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9-piece British Dub band Gentleman’s Dub Club originate from Leeds, UK. The band formed in 2006 and ever since they have been making a name for themselves in the Dubstep scene. The band’s sound is described as a mashup of Ska, 2 tone, Dub and reggae fusion, resulting in music for the dance floor favoured […]

Records Galore

April 20, 2013

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Brought to you by the letter ‘R’ Today record shops nationwide have been celebrating with special events to commemorate Record Store Day. I went out to see what Leeds’ record shops had to offer, and I can safely say they didn’t disappoint. Live gigs, special made vinyl screen prints and lots and lots of records […]

Oh Please! Love Your Local Market

April 17, 2013

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Brought to you by the letter ‘O’ For me, living in the city centre of Leeds certainly has its perks. Since moving here two months ago I feel that I have discovered some of the best experiences Leeds has to offer. From coffee shops to bars and from clothes stores to eateries, being only a moment away from […]

Food Glorious Food At Amazing Graze!

April 6, 2013

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Brought to you by the letter ‘F’ Today it was time for Leeds’ first ever festival celebrating street food and artists. The festival, held within the grounds an old church on Cardigan Road, sold street food from well-known traders such as Manjit’s Kitchen and The Ribman. Street art came in the form of prints, etchings […]

ROME – A Travel Review

February 19, 2013

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ROME – A Travel Review  A Not-So-Typical European City So last week I went to Rome, and boy do I have serious neck strain. Yes, marvelling at the size and magnificence of the buildings of Rome does have its dangers; evidently, safety precautions should be taken for anyone visiting this city for the first time. The […]

Ciao Bella!

February 13, 2013

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It’s been quiet around here recently. A little too quiet. And for those of you who haven’t been following my adventures, I have just returned from a 10-day trip city sightseeing in Italy. I’ve been thinking a lot about the appearance and style of my blog recently, and I hope you like the new changes […]