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I ♥ Fred Aldous. No, he’s not some hot movie star. No, he’s not my boyfriend (you can stop panicking, Jack). Fred Aldous is an amazing shop in Manchester selling paper, notebooks, cards, craft things, books and all other designery things which creatives get really excited about. I’ve mentioned the shop before, but I had a weekend away in Manchester with Sophie (my sister – do you think we look a-like?) and rediscovered my love for...

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Almost a month ago now, it was a misty morning and I was on my way to Manchester – look at all those Ms! This was only my 3rd time in Manchester, but I’d already developed a little soft spot for the city – great shopping, lovely little cafes, a vibrant atmosphere and creativity too: Of course I couldn’t waste an opportunity to visit Magma and flick through some magazines, although I never did go...

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On Thursday Emma and I went on an adventure up North to Manchester. I’d not been before (well, only briefly with Dave and Emma for the Roses student awards) so it was a great opportunity to explore a new place… On recommendation (thanks Philippa) we ventured down Oldham Street, finding some brilliant street art: Spray painted bikes… … citrus themed typography… … and anti-graffiti. And there’s nothing like a Pie and Mash shop up North is...

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