Author: Karen Connolly
There’s a sharp knock on my front door and I open it to find John Thomson standing on my doorstep.Read the full story..
Written in 1949, Death of a Salesman remains as relevant and fresh as ever.Read the full story..
On the back of the recent successful ‘in conversation’ event with Clint Boon and Mike Joyce at Salford Lads Club, up next to the podium are music legends Peter Hook and Mani.Read the full story..
Possibly one of Manchester’s most picturesque suburbs, leafy West Didsbury is an ever-cool, community-focused kind of place with a clutch of independent business at its heart.Read the full story..
I absolutely adore a massage. Lying comatose on a heated bed with a shed load of essential oils being kneaded into my face and body is my idea of heaven.Read the full story..
Breastfeeding. It’s always been something of a taboo subject in many ways. For a new mum “should I breast feed or not?” and then “can I do it in public?”Read the full story..
Karen Connolly shares a brew with Dave Haslam in his favourite ‘secret’ cafe, Fig + Sparrow on Manchester’s Oldham Street.Read the full story..
- 125-years-old and still going strong: Blackpool Grand Theatre
- Beautiful, fruitful, peaceful: discovering Ruskin in Sheffield
- Art, heritage and looking to the future: the Weavers Factory opens in Uppermill
- Manchester’s markets: “Finding out about the heritage of places helps people to strengthen their connections to where they live.”
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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Thought for the Day: ”Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and the shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman