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Football Crazy Christmas

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Football Crazy Christmas

Football obsessed... sound familiar? Whether it's yourself that is football crazy, or it's a friend or loved one - here at A Town Called Home we understand the importance of the game to those die hard fans. That's why we created a range of football inspired Christmas  cards.   As a Newcastle United supporter, our Dad ensured the whole household understood the importance of the black and white stripes. Even now, you can be sure that he’ll manage to squeeze in a mention of the Mags into even the shortest phone call!   I’m sure there’ll be many families that, just...

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It's all about the honk

Gemma Reed

It's all about the honk

You know sometimes, someone comes along and  completely brightens your day? That special kind of person who lifts your mood even when you've had the worst day at work, or the most challenging day with the kids. Those moments when you feel nothing is going right and you feel so darn sorry for yourself... but just one look at them makes you forget all your troubles and smile uncontrollably. Well, here at A Town Called Home we've recently found someone that does just that.  Mr Francis Bourgeois!  The 21 year old has captured the imagination of thousands of TikTok users with...

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Festive Feels

Gemma Reed

Festive Feels

Summer is over and the dark nights are officially moving in, which can only mean one thing… Or maybe not... Ok, so we realise everyone is different. We all have our own rules about the ‘C’ word. We have our own thoughts about when it’s OK to think it, and most importantly when it’s acceptable to say it. Here in the A Town Called Home team we definitely have different opinions:  Gemma: Officially an adult child. Starts the countdown early and eagerly awaits Mariah taking over the radio.  Craig: The world's biggest ‘Last minute Larry’. Although he absolutely loves a...

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Popular Scouse Sayings Translated - How to understand a Scouser

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Popular Scouse Sayings Translated - How to understand a Scouser

  Ever found yourself feeling completely confused when talking to a Scouser? Fear not, the team at A Town Called Home are here to help.  This list will help you understand a Scouser, by explaining exactly what all the popular words and phrases mean. We'll have you talking like a local in no time. Antwacky: Old fashioned, not in style Arl Fella: Father, Dad/old man. Bevvy: Alcoholic beverage Bird: An adult female. See also Queen Bizzies: Police Boss: Great Boss la: That's really good, lad Chocka: Very busy Ciggy: Cigarette Clobber: Clothes Cob on: Someone described as having ‘a cob on’ is unhappy or sulking...

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Say hello to the team

Gemma Reed

Say hello to the team

Welcome to our world. Here at A Town Called Home we make unique handmade greetings cards and gifts... but you already know that, right? That's why we thought it was about time we told you a little bit more, by inviting you into our world to give a sneak peek at the people behind the scenes.  About Us A Town Called Home is a small family business based in Newcastle. Launched during the pandemic, we're working hard to provide unique hand-made designs that make people smile.    What's behind the name? Quite simply, 'home’ is very important to us and we know many...

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