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Review: Love, Loss and Chianti, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

May 23, 2018 No Comments

If anyone was going to bring the sharp, erudite poetry of Christopher Reid to life in a stage adaptation of The Scattering and The Song of Lunch, it would be Robert Bathurst. He revels in the opportunity to extract the precise, elegant language of Reid’s work, and rolls it over his own tongue like butter off a silver spoon.

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Pastries Stuffed with Feta & Halloumi or Olives

Feasts from the Middle East: Pastries Stuffed with Feta & Halloumi or Olives (Samboussek)

May 21, 2018 No Comments

Tony Kitous, founder of Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanaisshares delicious recipes from his new cookbook Feasts from the Middle East.

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Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester

May 16, 2018 No Comments

A brand new eatery opening in the neighbourhood always piques the interest.

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Review: Viv Albertine in conversation with Jeanette Winterson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse

May 16, 2018 No Comments

Viv Albertine tells an illuminating tale about her wilderness years spent trapped in a dreary, constrictive marriage.

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Egon Schiele, 1890-1918 Self Portrait in Crouching Position 1913 Gouache and graphite on paper 323 x 475 mm Moderna Museet / Stockholm Photo: Moderna Museet / Stockholm

Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Tamar Hemmes

May 14, 2018 No Comments

I remember my first trip to Liverpool well.

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The North by Liz Foster Design

Nesh. Bobbins. Brew. How well do you know your Northernisms?

May 13, 2018 No Comments

Back when I was a Manchester newbie, my then boyfriend was a Yorkshireman.

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The USA goes to pot

May 11, 2018 No Comments

I’ve just been to a posh pot shop.

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Woke Charlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, HOME, Manchester

Review: Sex and the City – The world according to #WokeCharlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

May 9, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Sex and the City – The world according to #WokeCharlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

When I was in my early 20s I loved the TV show Sex and the City.

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Barmouth, Two Girls, Anne Aspinall

Painting the North: Barmouth, Two Girls, Anne Aspinall

May 9, 2018 Comments Off on Painting the North: Barmouth, Two Girls, Anne Aspinall

In the latest instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England. As the weeks progress, Ant will bring you his image of the week from the popular social media page. This week it’s Anne Aspinall’s Barmouth, Two Girls. 

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Sea Bass with spiced rice

Feasts from the Middle East: Sea Bass with Spiced Rice (Sayadieh)

May 8, 2018 Comments Off on Feasts from the Middle East: Sea Bass with Spiced Rice (Sayadieh)

New to Northern Soul: Tony Kitous, founder of Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanaisshares delicious recipes from his new cookbook Feasts from the Middle East.

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