All posts tagged Manchester

13 July 2012, 4 Comments

On one side of the River Irwell, the People’s History Museum is hosting an exhibition on the Temperance movement. On the other, the empty beer kegs are stacked up on […]

Going Dry – An Insider’s Guide

22 February 2012, 1 Comment

Grace Fletcher-Hackwood shares her tips for going dry, from anticipating your own excuses to the problem of the Risotto Exception - whatever that is.

Dry January: Halfway There

17 January 2012, No comments

(Guest post by Grace Fletcher-Hackwood) On Day 2 of Dry January, a group of us descended on one of my favourite bars in Manchester's Northern Quarter ...

Dry January: The Calm Before the Drought

31 December 2011, 1 Comment

(Guest post by Grace Fletcher-Hackwood) I'd say my drinking habits are about average for someone from my age and background. In other words: inconsist ...

  • The Scary Sights of Halloween
    1 November 2011, No comments

    Zombies stumble through the streets… ghoulish-looking creatures stagger about mumbling unintelligibly… other vaguely-human creatures drip blood and adopt threatening postures. Saturday nights in English cities can get quite interesting. ...