It’s Not Grim Up North
It’s Not Grim Up North is Emma Yates-Badley’s blog for Northern Soul. It documents her rekindled love affair with the city of Manchester.
I am obsessed with the film Elf. Every year, without fail, I snuggle under a blanket with a glass of mulled wine and pop it on my telly box.Read the full story..
I first saw La La Land with my parents. We’d picked up a copy on DVD from Primark (it was on a stand in that bit where you queue up to pay, next to the multi-packs of face-wipes and cheap socks), got in a load of snacks and some wine, and screened it on the big telly in the front room.Read the full story..
Recently, I came across a snap of the new signage on the old Palace Hotel building. It was posted on Instagram and the photographer had commented how it was odd to see another name on the iconic, Victorian building.Read the full story..
Us Brits take our food seriously.Read the full story..
Duncan Craig is one of the nicest men I have had the privilege of meeting.Read the full story..
Northern Soul chats to Lauren Coulman, founder of Free to Be OK with Me about anxiety, acceptance and activism
Last year, I lost two stone.Read the full story..
Northern Soul loves cheese. In fact, it’s safe to say that Northern Soul might be unhealthily obsessed with cheese in all of its beautiful forms.Read the full story..
Northern Soul Awards 2017
Congratulations to all the winners at the Northern Soul Awards 2017. It was a cracking night. For the full list, click here http://awards.northernsoul.me.uk/2017-winners
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Thought for the Day: “What can it be about low temperatures that sharpens the edges of objects?” ― Ian McEwan