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Coronation Street Monthly Update October 2009

LIZ MCDONALD legged it back from Spain dressed as Spanish Barbie flouncing around in a flamenco frock for the wedding of her son Steve to Becky Granger, the local tart with a heart. After the ceremony, the happy couple wended their way to the Rovers where the champagne’s cracked open and the pies are kept […]

Sandra’s Taste of Britain – October 2009

I AM always so encouraged to get great responses from readers when I have a problem, thank you so much! Recently we had a request about Anchovy essence, and I heard from a vendor we used to use when we had the shop. Barbara at The British Shoppe is now in Orlando, from Connecticut, and […]

EastEnder’s Update — October 2009

IT IS often said that after a nuclear holocaust, the only creatures that would survive on Earth are cockroaches. But after the events of this month in Albert Square, I’d say it’s cockroaches and Nick Cotton. Nick and Dotty plans to kill Dot and make it look like an accident are going ahead. Their campaign […]

Great British Cars – September 2009

THERE HAVEN’T been too many famous people that were born in my home town, Blackburn, Lancashire (as in the Beatles’ song) outside of the textile industry. Blackburn, you see, was a cotton town or at least it was, up until the 60’s. I remember Arkwrite, Crompton, Peel and Hargreaves whom each designed some innovative machinery […]


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