Review: The Cartford Inn, Little Eccleston

Nestled, almost hidden, half-way between Blackpool and Garstang is the Cartford Inn in the village of Little Eccleston. The pub is built next to a private toll bridge, and whilst this might give the appearance of being a barrier to entry, the food should be considered anything but. The inn has been a presence inContinue reading “Review: The Cartford Inn, Little Eccleston”

Review: The Yan at Broadrayne

The clink of glasses. The clatter of cutlery. The hum of the kitchen. And the murmer of content diners. These are all good noises to hear when you enter a restaurant. But this is especially true when you enter the warmth of a bustling bistro on a Monday evening. Mondays are the dead zone. SoContinue reading “Review: The Yan at Broadrayne”

Commscamp North – Looking after our mental health

I’ve already blogged about Commscamp North which I recently attended. But I also wanted to talk about another of the sessions – on mental health and wellbeing. Rather than consider the things an organisation could and should be doing to improve mental health, this session focused on the practical things we can all do toContinue reading “Commscamp North – Looking after our mental health”

Commscamp North – campaigns

The amazing Commscamp North took place in Bradford last week. It was my first commscamp for two years, and it was very much a welcome return. This year, I pitched a session on campaigns, and was pleased to lead this session. Although, by lead I mean, toss a ball marked ‘campaigns’ into the air andContinue reading “Commscamp North – campaigns”

On Leeds United

On Leeds United Last night Leeds United were beaten in the second leg of the play-off semi-finals. This ended the team’s season. In actual fact, our season was over by Christmas, and since that point we’ve simply been delaying the inevitable. Twitter’s 140/280 characters aren’t nearly enough to cover the emotional rollercoaster that being a Leeds fanContinue reading “On Leeds United”

Looking after your mental health

I created this blog at work, but the content are just as relevant outside of the workplace…  Mental Health Awareness Week is upon us, and once again we’re asking people to think about their mental health and wellbeing. If you feel like we do this a lot, then you’d probably be right. Over the last fewContinue reading “Looking after your mental health”