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Andrew Carter’s Leeds Night Out Experience

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Leeds City Musings from Author Andrew Carter Birthday Capers A couple of days ago I remembered (saw on Facebook) that it was the birthday of a good friend of mine, which evoked memories of his eventful eighteenth. To celebrate, we had gone into town for one of those badly planned nights out where everyone has a different agenda. This can ...

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Meeting Nelson Mandela…

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Leeds City Musings from author Andrew Carter Nelson Mandela I am aware that my blogs usually comprise of things like beer and football, so in a transparent bid to appear more cultivated, this week will feature neither and instead recall the time that I met Nelson Mandela. Okay, met is a slight exaggeration/downright lie. I was in an audience of ...

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Being a Young Band in Leeds

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Leeds City Musings from Andrew Carter Andrew Carter: Boys in the Band When we were fourteen, four friends and I started a band. Around this time, American skate punk music was all the rage so despite none of us being American or punks, we decided on this as our genre. In fairness, a couple of band members were half decent ...

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A Tribute to Sunday League Football!

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Leeds City Musings by author Andrew Carter A Tribute to Sunday League Football in Leeds – Part One After cutting my footballing teeth on my school’s modest tarmac playground at lunchtimes, I joined Kirkstall Crusaders when I was in Year Five. Sadly my introduction to competitive action was not a smooth one. On the back of Euro 96 and scoring ...

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Clowning Around in Leeds

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Author Andrew Carter City Musings Clowning Around I met my girlfriend Louise when I was at Lancaster University. She is from Kent, not Leeds. It is however comment-worthy that she grew up extremely close to Leeds Castle so I suppose she is kind of from Leeds. Anyway, after working my limited charms by accidentally following her into a girl’s toilet ...

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My Part Time Work Disaster

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Leeds City Musings from author Andy Carter, Leeds United fan and author of Bright Lights and White Nights After a short-lived and ill-fated spell working as a pot washer/waiter at a local hotel (I jumped before I was pushed after being caught asleep in the storeroom), my next employment was a Saturday job at a Jack Fultons in Headingley. I ...

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