Monthly Archives: April 2015
So, six months or so since my last recipe, I’m back.Read the full story..
On a good day – and it has to be a good day – you can still feel it, a heaviness that hangs in the air like a soupy fog.Read the full story..
Roger McGough, who’ll be introducing his new collection It Never Rains at this month’s Oldham’s Bookmark Festival, a week-long celebration of all things literary in the borough, admits to being surprised on discovering that the book is his 100th title.Read the full story..
The word ‘pub’ used to be associated with dingy, sticky-floored old buildings that your grandad and his mates frequented, all eyes turned disapprovingly at any newcomer who dared step through the door.Read the full story..
Write to Play is a bold new writing initiative from Graeae Theatre Company. It is committed to developing the skills and experience of deaf and disabled writers. In the second of our series, one of the participants explains how it all works and what it means to her.Read the full story..
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Right Good Mid-Week Read: Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter by Antonia Fraser pic.twitter.com/K0L5YlpFL2
Our mum is from Wallsend and remembers growing up with the ships at the bottom of the lane, looming over everything. twitter.com/GroomB/status/…
Oooh, stunning. James Brunt's large-scale public art installation at Halewood Triangle as part of Knowsley’s year as Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture. pic.twitter.com/2ZV7hkykG2
Happy birthday to @premierleague legend @alanshearer, who was born on this day in 1970 in Gosforth. The former @NUFC and @Rovers striker and current @BBCMOTD pundit is regarded as one of the the best strikers of his generation. He played 63 times for England, scoring 30. #Prem pic.twitter.com/nRI9KM0mHt