Welcome to Budley! Although not visible on any map or satnav, this coastal “hamlet of no hope” is home to sporting champions, failed soap stars, fitness innovators and a whole host of unique characters, who once met; are never forgotten. Also whilst we want you to enjoy your stay in Budley, we accept no responsibility... Read More »
For centuries man has been fascinated by stories and once in a while, when the stars align, out of the rich tapestry of yarns comes a legend. This is The Legend of Nic and... Read More »
During World War Two, Portugal remained neutral. Many of the people who found themselves there had little choice as to where they might live, work or even survive. Among those who had had little choice, was Alexander Alekhine, the World Chess Champion. Alexander is a man looking for a life away from sitting alone in... Read More »
Like all relationships, it was based on a commonality; a relational glue that binds two people together. For Beth and Stew, it was their daughter ‘Holly’ that was the glue that held the relationship together. But what happens to the relationship when that glue goes away? Did they ever really know each... Read More »
In the winter of 2007, under conditions of utmost secrecy, BBC managers created a now mothballed sister station for ‘Radio 4’. Supposed to be a fresh start, a bolder, less middle-class approach to talk radio, it all went terribly wrong. Evan Davies lost a leg, Charlotte Green needed counseling and Marcus Brigstocke was never seen... Read More »
Across the farthest reaches of the galaxy, a great evil empire has arisen. One which threatens the existence of every living creature in the entire cosmos. Never before has there been such a need for heroes to stand up and make a difference; because only those most noble of heart & strong in spirit can... Read More »
Jeannie is an American citizen who relocated to Sheffield with her family several years ago and whose US driving license expired shortly after arrival. However, with 20 years of driving experience under her belt, she felt confident about obtaining a UK... Read More »
Imagine a world without consequence. A world in which your actions no longer lead directly to your death. A world in which our specially trained team monitor you every minute of every day, and if we think you’re about to have an accident, we freeze time; fill out the required paperwork, charge you a standard... Read More »
Jon is an uneducated but well read and cultured northern man, who has lived and worked in the same town all of his life. As the local and national economies take a turn for the worse, respected union man Jon is, to his surprise made redundant. As his town and friends start to crumble, Jon... Read More »
A pigeon race, as every fancier knows, begins with a basket. But with a hundred different finish lines, each one a backyard loft, when does a pigeon race end? In 1913, Charlie Hudson entered one of his pigeons in a race from Rome to England. On the day of the big race a storm blew... Read More »
Have you ever stopped and wondered about the colour of the things that surround you? For example, have you ever thought about why an orange is called an orange? Was it named after the colour, or was the colour named after the fruit? Chances are you might not consider the colour of the life that... Read More »
Sometimes even when you’re right, you’re still wrong and guessing at the answer in life can sometimes lead to the exact same place as a wrong answer. This is where Sue finds herself, after winning a large cash prize on a television quiz... Read More »