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Mum’s nightmare stay in Blackpool – from ‘blood stains and bed bugs to Coronation Street furniture’

Mum's nightmare stay in Blackpool - from 'blood stains and bed bugs to Coronation Street furniture'

A city mum has shamed a Blackpool hotel after claims her first Christmas away from her kids was ruined by ‘blood stains, filth and bed bug bites’. Katie Moss and her partner had hoped for a romantic getaway to celebrate at the Norbreck Castle Hotel. The three-star hotel, rated as ‘Poor’ on TripAdvisor, describes itself as a “stunning Castle like hotel offering a warm welcome to the famous Seaside Resort”. And though staff were “polite and lovely”, the couple were left disgusted and shocked by the state […]

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Bill Zuck: What a song can help you remember | Columns

Bill Zuck: What a song can help you remember | Columns

It was one of those times when you knew the situation made you a bit leery, your behavior was perhaps risky, but your youthful optimism won out and you shrugged your shoulders and just went along for the ride. Toward the end of a three-week backpacking trip through Europe, I’d arrived with my two friends at the train station in Prague. Fully looking the part of the college-aged American tourists, we disembarked, pushed past the random guys advertising places to stay and found a phone booth. We […]

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