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Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Work, Work, Work: the unrelenting struggle for success

November 21, 2016 Comments Off on Work, Work, Work: the unrelenting struggle for success

So you’re miserable in your job and desperate to fulfil your dream of being *insert perfect career here*? I hear you.

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Chips ‘n’ Gravy: keeping app with the capital

November 19, 2016 Comments Off on Chips ‘n’ Gravy: keeping app with the capital

We live in an age where there’s an app for everything, and London life is no exception.

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The Hip Hop Chip Shop

Frying High: The Hip Hop Chip Shop

November 19, 2016 Comments Off on Frying High: The Hip Hop Chip Shop

Is there anything more quintessentially British than fish and chips?

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Review: The Winter Gathering, London Road Fire Station, Manchester

November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Winter Gathering, London Road Fire Station, Manchester

I have to be honest. I had my doubts about The Winter Gathering at Manchester’s London Road Fire Station. Too cool for school? Or was it going to be all overpriced sausages and tinsel-tinged knick-knacks? I needn’t have worried.

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Review: Set the Boy Free by Johnny Marr, Manchester Literature Festival

November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Set the Boy Free by Johnny Marr, Manchester Literature Festival

There’s a bit of armchair psychology which often gets trotted out on the subject of great musicians.

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Cottonopolis

Win tickets to the sold out Cottonopolis first birthday party with Mr. Scruff

November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to the sold out Cottonopolis first birthday party with Mr. Scruff

Win tickets to the sold out Cottonopolis first birthday party with Mr. Scruff

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The Furchester Hotel

Northern Soul talks to Cookie Monster, Big Bird and Elmo at The Furchester Hotel

November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Northern Soul talks to Cookie Monster, Big Bird and Elmo at The Furchester Hotel

Midway through my chat with Cookie Monster, I ask him if his diet extends to anything non-cookie related and, if so, what?

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Review, Hair, Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Review, Hair, Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

The world is run by harsh individuals, forcing man to fight against man.

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Review: Mowgli, Manchester Corn Exchange

November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Mowgli, Manchester Corn Exchange

When I was little, I went through a phase when I thought I couldn’t read.

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Smoove & Turrell by Jack Stocker

Review: Smoove & Turrell, Band on the Wall, Manchester

November 17, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Smoove & Turrell, Band on the Wall, Manchester

It’s a bit chilly at Manchester’s Band on the Wall.

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