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Earthshot: How to Save Our Planet by Colin Butfield and Jonnie Hughes.

Book Review: Earthshot – How to Save Our Planet by Colin Butfield and Jonnie Hughes

January 18, 2022 No Comments

We’re at the start of a critical decade that will determine the future of our planet.

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Into the Unknown: Nigel Kneale at HOME

January 5, 2022 No Comments

It’s often remarked that we’re living in a golden age of television, one where the intermingling of the TV and film industries is widespread and fruitful.

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Opera Review: Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss / The Medium by Gian Carlo Menotti, Royal Northern College of Music

December 24, 2021 Comments Off on Opera Review: Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss / The Medium by Gian Carlo Menotti, Royal Northern College of Music

It was a lovely sunny Sunday afternoon as The Blonde and I walked down Oxford Road towards the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) to attend its reopening to the public.

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Kung Po Turkey with Oriental Stuffing. 

Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Kung Po Turkey with Oriental Stuffing

December 8, 2021 Comments Off on Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Kung Po Turkey with Oriental Stuffing

If you’re anything like the team at Northern Soul, you’ve probably commenced the countdown to Christmas.

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Wondrous Place: Celebrating the City at the Museum of Liverpool

December 2, 2021 Comments Off on Wondrous Place: Celebrating the City at the Museum of Liverpool

It’s more than 60 years since Liverpool’s original pop pioneer, Billy Fury, released his sinuous version of the song Wondrous Place, and its title continues to be a gift to Mersey mythologists in search of a name for their next civic-minded project.

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Review: Sipsmith Tasting, Mecanica, Manchester

November 30, 2021 Comments Off on Review: Sipsmith Tasting, Mecanica, Manchester

It’s been a while since I posted as Hamiltonic. I kind of went into retirement over lockdown and confined myself to drinking only Aldi gin.

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Plant-based Christmas recipes: Mont Blanc meringues

November 29, 2021 Comments Off on Plant-based Christmas recipes: Mont Blanc meringues

Here at Northern Soul, we’re gearing up for the festive period and, not surprisingly, starting to think about our annual yuletide feasts.

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Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Bibimbap – Leftover Turkey

November 29, 2021 Comments Off on Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Bibimbap – Leftover Turkey

If you’re anything like the team at Northern Soul, you’ve probably commenced the countdown to Christmas.

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Plant-based Christmas recipes: Chocolate chestnut cake

November 23, 2021 Comments Off on Plant-based Christmas recipes: Chocolate chestnut cake

Here at Northern Soul, we’re gearing up for the festive period and, not surprisingly, starting to think about our annual yuletide feasts.

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Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Festive Vegetable Potstickers

November 23, 2021 Comments Off on Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Festive Vegetable Potstickers

If you’re anything like the team at Northern Soul, you’ve probably commenced the countdown to Christmas.

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