Author: Drew Savage
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.Read the full story..
In the second instalment of his marathon training blog, Northern Soul’s Drew Savage battles injury, embarks on physio and gets back on the road.Read the full story..
In marathon-running terms, this is the phoney war. I write this sitting at my desk at work in Salford Quays on my meal break, with nothing but a gentle ache from running the five kilometres to work earlier on and a sense of anticipation about the adventure that’s about to begin.Read the full story..
I’ve lived in Manchester for nearly three years, cycling to work nearly every day. Although very little will stop me from riding my various bikes, it’s a perpetually frustrating experience. Broadly speaking, the cycle routes inside the M60 are rubbish. Complete rubbish.Read the full story..
I’ve been having a bit of a regional identity crisis of late.
Northern institutions don’t come much bigger than the Blackpool Illuminations. They’re right up there with the Rugby League Grand Final and the Angel of the North, and they’ve been around a lot longer.Read the full story..
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