altrincham living & travel

– experiences of just living life –

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April 2012

Beautiful jewellery

My 11-year old niece has started to make these beautiful silver and leather bracelets.  I think they’re pretty fantastic.   They will be released this week and are now available for purchase and can be made to order. For pricing and availability, please… Continue Reading →

Furniture search … and cafe find

Yesterday I helped Lisa to search for some furniture for her new home.  We started at the Antiques Village in Levenshulme, Manchester. I just love this building for starters.  I should have taken a picture of the floors in the… Continue Reading →

Walk in the Peak District

Last weekend, we woke up to a miserable Saturday morning and that after a very long week. There is just something wrong with having to wake up with an alarm on a weekend, in my opinion. We were very close to… Continue Reading →

House sitting and House swapping

I have spent the afternoon responding to all everyone interested in house sitting for us when we are away.  I was overwhelmed by the responses!  32 applicants!  Although I am sure some of them won’t be available during our exact dates. … Continue Reading →

Curse of a workaholic

I don’t think I am a true workaholic.  I don’t feel compelled to work 80 hours a week.  Instead I am merely someone who: Likes the success of a well completed project; Has the attitude that I should never put… Continue Reading →

Altrincham Vintage & Food Producer’s Market

Last weekend, Tim and I went along to the Vintage and Food Producer’s Market, and I think it was great! Unfortunately Altrincham’s town centre has been undergoing a steady decline ever since I moved here.  I love the town, and… Continue Reading →

Apologies for anyone who has left a comment

S O R R Y Just a quick not to apologise to anyone who left any comments on the website that weren’t published.  I had a small technical glitch which was ‘spamming’ them.  I think this has now been resolved

Lime Restaurant, Salford Quays

Last week we had tickets for a musical at the Lowry which started at 7.30pm.  So we were looking for somewhere were we could have a quick bite before, as we would be coming straight from work.  All the restaurants… Continue Reading →

Badly done, Beluga, Mount Street, Manchester

What a disappointment our “tea with a twist” was this afternoon. I would advise anyone thinking of going to give it a wide birth. It is a brilliant idea, executed very badly. The idea is that they serve “afternoon tea”,… Continue Reading →

More give-aways

Today we cleaned out the store room and there are a few things here too that we’d like to offer to anyone who might be interested, before they go to the charity shop. Of course we would appreciate a donation… Continue Reading →

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