Spoiler alert – how many sleeps?

22/11/2014 By Deborah Wroe I’m a big fan of Scott and Bailey. I love Suranne Jones, not just because she is from down the road from me, but because she is a cracking actress. I also like Lesley Sharp and the writing on Scott and Bailey is top notch, oh and it’s filmed...

“Been busy tonight?” – innovation in taxis

25/6/2014 By Deborah Wroe This week I read that Manchester is the first place outside London to offer a new app that allows you to ‘hail’ a black cab by phone. That’s pretty revolutionary for an age old service, but the taxi business as a whole is going through a bit...

This one time, at band camp….

14/5/2014 By Deborah Wroe Eurovision 2014 broke Twitter records. 5,384, 678 tweets according to @TwitterUK (https://blog.twitter.com/en-gb/2014/five-million-tweets-for-eurovision-2014). That’s a lot of people watching Eurovision and chatting about it. Now doesn’t that...

What was it called again?

24/4/2014 By Deborah Wroe I’ve been searching in vain for the name of a local restaurant I briefly worked in way back when. I’ve asked on Twitter and Facebook, my mum has been in the library and the local archives place, and so far nothing nada, nish, except there are...

A lesson in tenacity and overcoming cultural barriers

6/3/2014 By Deborah Wroe Some people get inspired by seeing/reading (and tweeting and sharing) inspirational quotes, or by reading business gurus’ books. I don’t, at all. But I read a fascinating story a few days ago that really inspired me, on many levels. It...