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  1. If you're making a special trip it might be worth giving them a call first. http://www.ecclesallfisheries.co.uk
  2. My husband likes kippers, he sometimes gets them from our local fishmonger next to the Prince of Wales on Ecclesall Road South. I don't eat them but they must be authentic if he buys them, he wouldn't accept anything else. Waitrose in Sheffield often has Craster kippers.
  3. That and boundary changes, the constituency includes Stannington now.
  4. It's a bit more expensive than most other Chinese/Japanese places but the food's a cut above too. Having said that it was always busy when we went and occasionally we struggled to get a booking which suggests people will pay for it. I'll be devastated if it's gone for good.
  5. Faces in the Water by Janet Frame. Where to start ... This a semi-autobiographical novel about mental illness and life in psychiatric hospitals in New Zealand in the 1950s. Uncompromising fare, strangely beautiful but stark and bleak, especially so as the author's real experiences form part of the narrative. Amazing but not a comfortable read.
  6. Seriously? I can honestly say I've never seen anything remotely like that. But I've never been to New Zealand
  7. As a woman, I doubt it. Quite apart from the very real safety and privacy concerns men can just be such messy gits sometimes. I can tolerate this with male family members but strangers? No thanks. On holiday this year I found myself in a situation where there was no women's toilet, there was a men's and a "Gender neutral" but no women's. I needed to go so had no choice but to use the gender neutral and it was disgusting with little puddles everywhere. I've never seen a women's public toilet in such a state. There is evidence that in schools that have switched to gender neutral facilities some girls are "holding it in" all day to avoid having to use the same toilet as boys.
  8. I hope you're right. But I was under the impression if he lasts until the next GE he's considered to have completed a term and can claim.
  9. The more cynical among us are saying the postponement is so he can hang on until a general election forces him out, then he can collect his severance pay.
  10. The Snakes by Sadie Jones. Family drama. This is ok but not brilliant. A while back I read The Outcast by the same author and really enjoyed it but this one isn't in the same league, it's just ok. No Mistaking Corker by Monica Edwards. A re-read of a kid's book that I read as a kid, along with many other books by Monica Edwards. Great! Deeply old fashioned but that's part of its charm.
  11. Recently finished Wakenhyrst by Michelle Paver, a tale of murder and madness set in the Fens in Edwardian times. A great read and very, well ... Fenny would be the word I suppose. Dank air, rotting vegetation and eels. Lots of eels. Just started The Places In Between by Rory Stewart, a chronicle of his walk across Afghanistan. Good so far.
  12. There's been a lengthy piece on the Victoria Derbyshire programme this morning, will be coming to an iPlayer near you soon!
  13. Magid is an MEP, I don't think he can stand for the UK parliament as well. She's MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge, and before that Hillsborough. I've lived in Hallam since 1990 and don't think we've ever had a Labour MP in all those years.
  14. I do hope you'll thoroughly check out anyone who might take you up on this. BTW an 8 day trip to San Francisco, New York and Las Vegas makes me exhausted just thinking about it, you'll spend more time travelling than seeing anything!
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