Category: Inside this month

Matt Jansen

ormer Carlisle United Football Club footballer Matt Jansen as its cover star – his new autobiography, with football writer Jon Colman, is out now telling for the first time his story in his own words.

RECIPE: Crispy Guineafowl

November’s recipe Crispy Guineafowl with Bubble and Squeak with Bacon Lardoons and Cranberry Redcurrant Sauce. By Lynette Mair and Jimmy Little at The Sally, Irthington


A tiny cottage in the northern fells has been transformed into a luxury holiday cottage thanks to the skills of local couple, Debbie and Paul Bainbridge

MYSPACE: Barbara Keen

Textiles enthusiast, bag-maker, cook and choir member, this former pub landlady is never short of a project


Touches of bold colour and a designer refresh take away nothing from the neo-Georgian-meets-Art Nouveau elegance of Warwick Hall, which combines high-end B&B and family home


Ducking out and quacking on Vintage shop Mucky Ducky, previously based in Corporation Road, is on the wing with proprietor Ali Vaughan relocating to new premises in Rickerby


Drawing a different endangered animal for each day of the year is the challenge keeping a Penrith artist busy, writes Eleanor Jary in the August issue of Carlisle Living

MYSPACE: Laura MR Harrison

Lost Lego, a much-loved Scottish music legend and moments of calm can be found in the artist’s city centre studio

A filly with fizz

In the July issue, we meet Helen Askew, who left HR and has taken the reins of a quirky mobile gin and cocktail bar.

REVIEW: Pizza Express

Sara Valentin visits the latest opening of the go-to chain at Gretna Gateway

MYSPACE: Paul Leith

The illustrator and artist’s studio at his Etterby Scaur home surrounds him with mementoes from a distinguished career and colourful life