Monthly Archives: May 2016
After writing my last article about the properties of early Spring flowers, I realised I mainly research herbs with recognised herbal benefits, often overlooking the common wild flowers I have known all my life.Read the full story..
Oldham Coliseum’s First Break festival is returning, filling its studio from 11 to 14 May with an eclectic mix of new work from artists and companies from across the North West.Read the full story..
You’ve got to feel a bit sorry for singer/songwriter Teddy Thompson.Read the full story..
When I was at university in the early 1990s, I shared a flat with four girls studying at Glasgow School Of Art. I recall that a lot of alcohol was drunk and a great deal of inventively flavoured home-made bread was eaten.Read the full story..
The 1970s brought us space hoppers, lava lamps and boob tubes. The 60s had swung, allowing the next generation of teenagers to discover the world. But where did they go for the issues that mattered to them?Read the full story..
The restaurant was buzzing with a smart after-work crowd. The professional looking women on the next table settled their bills. Then they held hands, bowed their heads, and said a prayer before heading home.Read the full story..
While Piccadilly Gardens remains a midden, one of the remarkable developments to its north is the rise of the eastern half of the Northern Quarter.Read the full story..
Everyone has heard of the Battle of the Somme, the battle which symbolises the horrors of warfare in the First World War.Read the full story..
We all know the drill with academic conferences don’t we?Read the full story..
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