Author: Hayley-Jane Sims
So you’re miserable in your job and desperate to fulfil your dream of being *insert perfect career here*? I hear you.Read the full story..
If you’ve bobbed about Bury recently, you might have seen an intriguing new shop front on Bolton Street.Read the full story..
Manchester? Check. Lesbians? Check. Gangsters? Oh, go on then. Reading the blurb of this debut novel by Jules Grant, a former barrister from Manchester, is more than enough to pique my interest.Read the full story..
It’s been 15 years since an intriguing noise lulled soothingly out of my radio. It prompted me to obsessively listen to said radio until said song was played again and I could put a name to the tuneRead the full story..
In 1859 the body of a man by the name of Harry Stokes washed up in the River Irwell. Upon examination, it was discovered that twice-married Stokes was biologically female and had been successfully living the life of a Victorian man in Manchester.Read the full story..
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