A new Zest for life
Post Christmas and New Year and Sunday in Upperthorpe and the quiet desperation of your life after 31 years '“ finally culminating in rewriting the Idiot's Guide to what to do in case of fire '“ kicks in with the equally gloomy weather.
But hey, things don’t turn out too bad – an inspiring work-out in the Zest Centre in Upperthorpe – an unruly beard sculpted into shape and citrus fragrance applied by a lad from Kurdistan in the barbers across the road.
Peckish, I pop into the Middle Eastern Restaurant and am served up with a dish of meat juices, featherlike bread and starter and butter chicken.
Great value and as I catch the bus my spirit soars.
What would our owd feller and his generation make of the area now?
Flockton Park Sheffield: Park taped off by police as officers carry out search
These are the most annoying things you can say to somebody from Sheffield - don't mention John Lewis
Sheffield tram late: These Sheffield trams will only run hourly today and Saturday due to Network Rail strike
Knife-wielding thug who stabbed four victims on a Sheffield estate faces a possible life sentence
Hunt to find woman responsible for sexually assaulting man at Sheffield railway station
I know my response – a new Zestfor life.