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Update On My Terminally Ill Uncle

Monday, October 6th, 2014

I posted on the Bupa UK Facebook Page about the care of my Uncle. “Hi Mike, as you requested we have been speaking to a member of your family about your uncle’s care and have been in touch to arrange a meeting. In the meantime, if you have any further feedback, please email it to: […]

The awful treatment of my terminally ill uncle.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

This is an email sent by a family member to Adult Care Services in Bury regarding the treatment of my Uncle, who is terminally ill with cancer, at Burrswood House Nursing Home in Bury, which is owned by Bupa. I have removed some of the names and replaced with x’s Dear Sir / Madam I […]

That Friday Feeling

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Just things that have piqued my interest etc during the last week or so….. Chanced upon Northern Soul dancer girl Levanna Mclean on Youtube. Very cool. Check her out. https://www.youtube.com/user/IfThisIsLev Dont know how this passed me by last month. DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Summertime Mixtape vol 5 (2014). Jazzy’s site. Listen. Download Popped along […]

North West Is Best

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   Big Feature: World has come to Liverpool to do business, says UKTI’s North West director. Echo. People in Merseyside happier than the national average, claims new report. Echo. Balloon-covered taxis and their generous drivers took blind […]

That Friday Feeling

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Uncle. Has stage 4 Cancer, visited him at Burrswood care home in Bury, great place. Discovered that my grandad Clifford Scull had written lots of poems in addition to being a pretty good painter. Might have to look at putting together an ebook of his work, for no other reason than it will be cool […]

North West Is Best

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   World’s largest-ever Viking longship set sail for Merseyside today. Echo. Fashion student lands placement with the House of Holland. St Helens Star. Comedian Johnny Vegas to be honoured by Edge Hill University. Echo. Chancellor pledges £14m […]

North West Is Best

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   New Balance, the sportswear and athletics brand, is to open a new European HQ in Warrington. MEN. Haydock Park victory celebration for racehorse Steve Prescott. St Helens Star. The contemporary artist behind a planned ‘chess set’ […]

North West Is Best

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   Joe Anderson bids for World Mayor crown. Liverpool Confidential. Red squirrels on Merseyside inspiring hope species can beat deadly virus. Echo. Couple launch pocket wellies. MEN. ‘City can be digital king of the world’. MEN. Bike-tastic month […]

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