Monthly Archives: November 2013
Last month, I had the good fortune to accompany the winners of the seventh annual Young Creative Chevrolet Awards on an event-packed weekend – mainly taking place in and around Old Trafford.Read the full story..
While introducing this on-stage interview event, host Dave Haslam makes a surprise announcement. Tonight’s guest Black Francis – Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV to his mum – will finish the evening by performing a few songs.Read the full story..
Whether you’re looking to make the transition from Southerner to Northerner, returning to your roots after years in a non-Northern place or simply seeking a reconnection with your Northern heritage, here’s a guide about How to be Northern.Read the full story..
From the darkness appears a shaman anointing the air with his beaded rattle, his trancelike state allowing him access to the spirit worlds where he channels the crowds’ energies into his own ritualistic ecstasy. He shakes his feathered staff.Read the full story..
There are lots of things in life that don’t live up to the hype: Crunchie ice cream bars, Lost in Translation (so self-indulgent I fought the desire to gouge out my own eyes), Michael Owen, the time U2 did disco. I could go on.Read the full story..
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@NewWritingNorth “We know the North isn’t one place, it’s not just one voice.” Northern Soul's Literary Editor talks to Harper North's Publishing Director, Genevieve Pegg northernsoul.me.uk/we-know-th…