Hobbies & Pastimes

Stay!…..cation – luxury holidays for little dogs

If you share your life with a pet, then you know you can’t just get up and go for a holiday. You need to plan their holiday arrangements too. And not just any old arrangement, but one that guarantees to keep them safe, secure, happy and comfortable. Johanna Bolhoven drove in to the beautiful Shropshire […]

Great Creatures, Large or Small

There is no better way to start the day than to be surrounded by half a dozen wriggling spaniel puppies, writes Johanna Bolhoven. This was my (very warm) welcome when I went to meet Paul Adams, clinical director at Knutsford Veterinary Surgery, a family-run, independent practice based on the outskirts of Knutsford. As you can […]

The Road to a Driverless Future

William Sachiti is the founder of robotics technologies start-up, the Academy of Robotics and of Clever Bins – outdoor bins displaying solar-powered digital advertising which featured on the BBC’s Dragon’s Den. He became founder of digital concierge service, MyCityVenue, which gained 1.6 million users before being sold to SecretEscapes. He formed Kar-Go in 2016 and […]

England – A foodie heaven?

Born in Manchester, David Mooney spent his early years travelling in France indulging his love of food, wine and life in general. It’s still his favourite travel destination. David is one of Cheshire’s top celebrity chefs. Having worked with the likes of Raymond Blanc and Marco Pierre White in the past, he currently focuses on […]

Crossing Your ‘Pacific’

  I have met many women who set themselves challenges and attempt remarkable feats, writes Sue France. It seems to be part of the DNA of successful entrepreneurs that they feel they want to test themselves to the limit. Two from my group are climbing Kilimanjaro in September and even I am considering trying something […]

Practice Makes Perfect

When a member of staff with three years service is referred to as ‘new’, and the combined length of employment for two [out of the four] partners is thirty-eight years, you know you’ve found somewhere special, writes Johanna Bolhoven. I had the pleasure of meeting the team behind the smile at Gaskell Avenue Dental Practice, […]

Golf club introduces new ‘pathway’ for beginners and intermediates

Staff and management at High Legh Park Golf Club are always looking for new ways to introduce the sport to a new generation of golfers and their efforts have attracted the attention of some of the sport’s most influential bodies, including England Golf. Major players, including American Golf, Europe’s largest golf retailer; The Lee Westwood […]

The Bling Ring

The world’s most elegant woman, Coco Chanel, was said to have advised the following when dressing with accessories: “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off!” However, when faced with a veritable Aladdin’s cave of remarkable, standout 20th century costume jewellery, I couldn’t decide what I liked best, let alone what I would want to […]

Martin sings at Wembley for 15th time

South Manchester Tenor Martin Toal is preparing to sing for the fifteenth time at Wembley. The St. Ambrose College head of modern foreign languages leads a double life as a specialist French teacher at the top Hale Barns Catholic grammar school and one of the nation’s go to performers for the major sporting occasion. Next […]

21st Century Sheds

When is a shed not a shed? When it’s a 21st century design innovation. Steeltech Sheds has taken a great British icon and given it the mother of all makeovers. And as Malcolm Storer found out when he visited its new outlet at Wilmslow Garden Centre, Steeltech is set to revolutionise the way we use […]

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