Oh Mummy! Another new entry to the Classic Retro Gaming Section!

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Another new entry to the Classic Retro Gaming Section, the Amstrad game : Oh Mummy. This game was a highlight of my youth on the Amstrad Home Computer in the mid 80’s. I would have all but forgotten about this … Continue reading

Road watch : Western Bypass To Open Sooner Than Expected

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The whole of the Carlisle Western Bypass or The Northern Development Route is to open early next year, according to reports. The northern section of the road – from junction 44 of the M6 into Kingmoor Park, has been open … Continue reading

WHO REVUE : “The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe” – S6 – E14/14 – 2011 Xmas Special – (Spoilers!)


Since the new series of Doctor Who began in 2005, the Who Xmas Special has been at best, a mixed affair. This years Xmas Special’s plot seems to have been entirely inspired by a play on the Lion, Witch and … Continue reading

6000 Xmas Calories, 5 Gold Rings, 4 French Hens……


The average person consumes upwards of a whopping 6,000 calories on Christmas day each. It’s the season of goodwill and every deadly sin is tested this Christmas, especially gluttony. Compare this with the average daily requirement of a Pole Walker/Skier … Continue reading

Kim Jong Il Is Dead, Long Live The King


There are many unanswered questions around Kim Jong Il’s sudden death. Firstly, whether his son Kim Jong Un will take North Korea in a new direction or more of the same for the Militarily ruled Dictatorship. Secondly, who is Kim … Continue reading

McFly Rule Reality TV

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With Harry Judd being crowned ‘Strictly Come Dancing Champion’ last night and his fellow bandmate – bassist Dougie Poynter winning ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here'; eyes are on the other two McFly-ster’s, to see which reality show … Continue reading

One Step Closer To American Style Local Cable Channels Here In UK

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The Beeb website is reporting that more than 60 towns and cities – including Carlisle are in the running to host the UK’s first completely independent local television services, with the first licences due to be awarded next year. The … Continue reading