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Author: Andy Rivers

Blood, Sweat and Beers or how I (nearly) became a Geordie gazelle

April 7, 2014 Comments Off on Blood, Sweat and Beers or how I (nearly) became a Geordie gazelle

The literature to which I was exposed in my childhood and youth didn’t extend beyond The Beano, Shoot, Newcastle United match day programmes and Viz.

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Newcastle’s Quay of Life

February 27, 2014 Comments Off on Newcastle’s Quay of Life

There’s a point in Byker where, just between the 60s council flats and the Legoland maisonettes, you catch a glimpse of the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside.

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SHIT HAPPENS: Jeremy Kyle meets The Thorn Birds

February 25, 2014 Comments Off on SHIT HAPPENS: Jeremy Kyle meets The Thorn Birds

Eileen Wharton, a novelist from County Durham, says that you don’t have to be posh to be published. 

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Byker Books: The Best of British

January 20, 2014 Comments Off on Byker Books: The Best of British

When you hear the phrase ‘Best of British’ what does it make you think?

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