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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Granada

Tunstall State Of Mind: Where does the North Begin?

January 9, 2014 Comments Off on Tunstall State Of Mind: Where does the North Begin?

I’ve been having a bit of a regional identity crisis of late.

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The Railway Man

The Railway Man

January 9, 2014 Comments Off on The Railway Man

Captured by the Japanese in 1942, Eric Lomax was sent to Kanchanaburi, Thailand where he and his fellow PoWs were forced to build the notorious Burma Railway which claimed over 100,000 lives.

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Bikes

The Restoration Man

January 9, 2014 Comments Off on The Restoration Man

I saw a thing of beauty recently. I was on my morning commute, riding down Talbot Road in Old Trafford, Manchester. I stood on the pedals and pushed hard. I had to check it out.

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Sleeping Beauty

Seriously Good Panto at Harrogate Theatre

January 9, 2014 Comments Off on Seriously Good Panto at Harrogate Theatre

Back in the day, celebrated theatre critic Hannen Swaffer remarked: “I have seen many fine performances in over 30 years of theatre-going and my favourite performances are as follows, Wolfit’s Lear, Olivier’s Othello and Frank Randle’s Buttons.”

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Vinny Peculiar

The First Northern Soul Podcast of 2014

January 5, 2014 Comments Off on The First Northern Soul Podcast of 2014

It’s here. The start of a new year with new year’s resolutions, hopes and dreams.

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