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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Food Review: The White Hart, Lydgate

February 3, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: The White Hart, Lydgate

Come and eat at the top o’ hill, they said.

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Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean

Book Review: Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean

February 3, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review: Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean

Last year marked the centenary of the Russian Revolution. In the fifth of a series of articles for Northern Soul, Alfred Searls explores how 1917 – and the Soviet society which developed in its shadow – has been portrayed by writers since that momentous year of revolution.

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Scran: Recipes that make Northern Soul want to say “oh, f*ck off”

February 3, 2018 Comments Off on Scran: Recipes that make Northern Soul want to say “oh, f*ck off”

I’ve realised that when I read cookery recipes in the weekend papers, about 75 per cent of the time I can’t get through the whole thing before something makes me say “oh, fuck off” and I know I’m never going to cook it.

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Preview: Hull’s Headscarf Heroes, BBC Four

February 3, 2018 Comments Off on Preview: Hull’s Headscarf Heroes, BBC Four

Brian W. Lavery, author of The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple Trawler Disaster, writes for Northern Soul about a new BBC documentary, Hull’s Headscarf Heroes.

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The Flying Scotsman by Chris Payne

Train Drain, or what in the name of all that is holy is going on with our rail network?

February 3, 2018 Comments Off on Train Drain, or what in the name of all that is holy is going on with our rail network?

“I strongly object to paying £27.50 to walk the length and breadth of the train with a sausage in a plastic box.” – Kitty, Victoria Wood As Seen On TV

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“Did you know some cats are allergic to humans?” Northern Soul chats to singer-songwriter Will Varley

February 3, 2018 Comments Off on “Did you know some cats are allergic to humans?” Northern Soul chats to singer-songwriter Will Varley

Will Varley has a history of talking to Northern Soul about cats.

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The Blinders

The Northern Soul Podcast: new music, northern bands and The Blinders

February 1, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: new music, northern bands and The Blinders

Hurrah and huzzah – the Northern Soul Podcast is back!

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Grandma's Parkin

Scran: Grandma’s Parkin

February 1, 2018 Comments Off on Scran: Grandma’s Parkin

I own a very few recipes which are precious, and all of them came from my grandmother.

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Hebden Bridge, image by James R Holdsworth

Hebden Bridge is the best place ever because…

February 1, 2018 Comments Off on Hebden Bridge is the best place ever because…

…it is, it really is.

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Review: Break in Transmission, The Holden Gallery, Manchester

February 1, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Break in Transmission, The Holden Gallery, Manchester

Curator Steven Gartside describes Break in Transmission, the current exhibition at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Holden Gallery, as “the pleasures and pitfalls of language, communication and meaning”.

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