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From Busking to Hit Recording Artist to Busking – Wes Dolan

May 11, 2012

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By Jennifer King Mansfield town busker, Wes Dolan (31) recently returned to the streets of Mansfield to continue busking his way to fame despite having a record deal and making several television and film appearances. In 2010, He starred in the futuristic horror film The Plague and a number of his songs featured on its […]

Cycle to Work Scheme Could it be Your Alternative Route?

May 10, 2012

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By Jennifer King With the new budget being announced in March, people began to worry about money and ever increasing taxes.  Although the price of petrol itself is not set to rise, everybody is looking for a way to save some money. Cycle to Work has been set in place to save cyclists money and […]

A buskers life changed by a cat named Bob.

May 7, 2012

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A buskers life changed by a cat named Bob.

Let us know, which story has been your favourite story so far?

April 16, 2012

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Please let us know which story you have enjoyed the most. If you lead an Alternative Life and want to feature on our site please contact us at: Alternative-lives@hotmail.co.uk Posted by Joanne Mascall

Shaun Turner, “I fly to work in a commercial jet, live in a mining camp for a week and blow things up, definitely not your usual 9-5 office job!”

March 5, 2012

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Imagine waking up and knowing that your job could run the risk of death almost every day. After the world watched, the news, of the 33 Chilean miners, trapped 2,300 feet underground, for a record 69 days, this disaster also serves as a reminder of the dangers involved, in working in mining.Mining continues to be […]

The Magic Ball Man: From glass bottle washer to glass ball juggler

February 22, 2012

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Written by Verity MacGregor “When people watch my performance they gasp with amazement and sigh with relief, part of the love for my career is watching other’s reactions. That’s not something you get from your typical 9-5.” Walk through the streets of York and it won’t be long before you find yourself amongst the crowds […]