Category Archives: Miscellania

Various things that don’t really belong anywhere!


Hadn’t realised that QUIMS was 10 years old this week until Jez pointed it out. The iPod classic in the logo is no longer available and whilst one quimmer has abandoned physical forms of music all together, another buys vinyl … Continue reading


We had a joint 150th birthday party for my mum (80) and Aunty Dot (70) at the Novotel in Worsley. A fabulous party which, frankly, could not have been better. The next morning was ‘Fathers day’ and my kids had … Continue reading

Woke up to hear Peter Hook on Radio 4’s Today this morning (!) talking about the Hacienda’s  30th Anniversary…….blimey! Doesn’t time fly. I was member 151 and fondly remember it as the empty Indie disco it was before the Chicago … Continue reading

Is there a better time to be putting on a show of hope set in a time of depression? I don’t think so. I must admit to being a tad biased about this show as my neice Ellen is part … Continue reading

QUIMS was very excited to find this Christmas givaway by two of our favourite artists What’s not to like – find it here Bob the Chiropodist