Monthly Archives: May 2013

Update for the week ending May 24

Quick one today folks as it’s turning out to be a busier Sunday than normal. Because, um, crowbar. You know those weeks that start off and you’re brandishing a crowbar at some creep’s head and it ends with an offer … Continue reading

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Anybody Remember Phil Nail?

Gail’s podiatrist boyfriend from Scotland who looked like a hobo? Anger management issues when it came to David? The running joke was that if Gail married him, she’d be Gail Nail? He was played by Clive Russell. Anyway, he’s on … Continue reading

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Big night for Coronation Street at British Soap Awards

http://mobile.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22587749 No big surprise here but Coronation Street was feted last night at the British Soap Awards including best soap and a best actor nod for Alan “Tyronne” Halsall. Congrats to all.

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Update for the Week Ending May 17, 2013. When You’re Broke, Alcohol is Free. Special Eurovision Edition

You know, if Stella can't raise the cash to fix the Rovers, she could always ask Nigel Wright. Ooh, lookit me! I'm topical. #cdnpoli — Corrie Canuck (@Corrie_Canuck) May 15, 2013 This week the Rovers reconstruction could have been featured … Continue reading

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Update for the week ending May 10th

Hey all, sorry this is late.  In my defence, the team I advise at school (work) won the provincial title for high school cheerleading yesterday.  Lots of hard work paying off, celebrations all round.  And because I was doing provincials, … Continue reading

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Update for the Week Ending May 3. The One and Only

The big shock revelation this week was that Chesney Brown was named after early 90’s pop idol Chesney Hawkes whose song, “The One and Only” was a big hit in 1991 and later featured in the film “Doc Hollywood” and, … Continue reading

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Bill Roache Arrested

Some (sadly again) distressing news from the Corrie world today. Bill Roache, who has spent 53 years playing Ken Barlow on Coronation Street, has been arrested over allegations has been arrested over a rape allegation dating back to the 60s … Continue reading

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