Gem

Gem is Amble's Editor in Chief. When she's not drinking too much gin, you'll find her writing, proofing, overstaying her welcome in coffee shops or running Co-llective Coworking.

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An Independent isn’t just for Lockdown

Three Christmases ago saw me miming one of my husband’s presents. I ran around the…

2nd Edition – The Moorings

We brunch on a beautiful September morning at The Moorings. As per usual, Elle arrives…

Five Lockdown Lessons

1. I’m not a plant killer. Well, okay, full disclosure, one of the plants met…

Get in lane: Back in the pool

I dipped a toe in and then very quickly, out. But let’s start at the…

Ready, Steady, Cook: Chester’s Soul Kitchen

For three years in London, I travelled to and from Russell Square. The tube exit…

Seeking a Friend

The scariest thing about moving to Chester at twenty-nine wasn’t navigating the local transport system,…

Council Statements – Chester Market

Off the back of the social media storm, as a result of Chester Market vendors…

Coping Strategies – An Imperfect Collection

This is a fast track learning curve in maintaining sanity. We’re starting to realise (whether…

Collaboration Not Competition @Picnic

Empty shop units in Chester cause understandable, quick-fire distress across social media. More recently, we’ve…

The Customer Isn’t Always Right

Gary Usher isn’t either, but he’s not afraid to admit it. Just as he’s not…