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Author: Isabel Webb

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Review: 10000 Gestures at Manchester International Festival

July 14, 2017 Comments Off on Review: 10000 Gestures at Manchester International Festival

Boris Charmatz is not a conventional choreographer. In fact, he ‘choreographed’ very little of his latest work, 10000 Gestures.

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Review: Fatherland, Royal Exchange, Manchester International Festival

July 6, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Fatherland, Royal Exchange, Manchester International Festival

In school, I was taught that the most convincing arguments address their own pitfalls before someone else raises them.

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Chips ‘n’ Gravy: “I am proud to call Manchester my home”

May 23, 2017 Comments Off on Chips ‘n’ Gravy: “I am proud to call Manchester my home”

Writing for Northern Soul seems particularly pertinent today.

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Chips ‘n’ Gravy: London’s restaurants are booming and blooming

April 19, 2017 Comments Off on Chips ‘n’ Gravy: London’s restaurants are booming and blooming

English seasons are usually pretty indistinct.

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Chips ‘n’ Gravy: seeking peace in the big city

February 3, 2017 Comments Off on Chips ‘n’ Gravy: seeking peace in the big city

There are certain things I wish I’d known before I started university.

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Chips ‘n’ Gravy: keeping app with the capital

November 19, 2016 Comments Off on Chips ‘n’ Gravy: keeping app with the capital

We live in an age where there’s an app for everything, and London life is no exception.

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Chips ‘n’ Gravy: Student Life in London After Dark

October 17, 2016 Comments Off on Chips ‘n’ Gravy: Student Life in London After Dark

New Year’s resolutions for the students among us are made, not in January as you’d expect, but in September. 

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“Plans for the future have been shattered overnight”

June 24, 2016 Comments Off on “Plans for the future have been shattered overnight”

Isabel Webb is 19-years-old. She’s from Manchester and is one year into her degree at UCL in London. In her latest blog for Northern Soul, she writes about her reaction to the vote for Brexit.

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One year down, two to go…student life in London

June 3, 2016 Comments Off on One year down, two to go…student life in London

I’ve officially finished my first year of university. The initial exams are behind me and the results are a looming source of anxiety that I’m pushing firmly to the back of my mind.

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Review: Tattu’s First Anniversary Menu, Spinningfields, Manchester

April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Tattu’s First Anniversary Menu, Spinningfields, Manchester

Manchester’s Spinningfields is a great place to just be, especially in summer.

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