Living in Mawdesley, Lancashire

The diseased heart of darkness that is Mawdesley

Things like a pavement, a street light, a train station, that give Latham that real "buzz" are absent in Mawdesley.

Living in Harpurhey, Manchester

Harpurhey – You don’t have to smoke spice to live here, but it helps

When told we were moving to Harpurhey, I was devastated. I tried to throw myself under the 52 bus. Fortunately it never turned up on time.

Living in Blackburn, Lancashire

Blackburn – Dear oh dear me

Take it from me, some estates in Blackburn make Syria look calm.

Living in Kendal, Cumbria

Kendal – Cumbria’s knock off Lancaster

Looking for a place that’s got drugs and drunks out in the street at 2 am on Saturday morning? Then Kendal is the place.

Living in Blackpool, Lancashire

Blackpool – Probably Britain’s Worst Place

I have lived in some godforsaken places in my time but Blackpool really takes the biscuit.