We burn witches
Morse, Vera, Poirot and, um, Kojak.Read the full story..
The first time I ate Mary-Ellen McTague‘s food I was not long back in the North and nursing a bad break-up as well as a conscious uncoupling from my long-term London job.Read the full story..
He’s been called the ‘secret Lowry of Warrington’ but, in truth, Eric Tucker has more in common with the painter Edward Burra than the chronicler of the industrial north west.Read the full story..
“There are big plans to come from the North East.” The Manager of Durham’s Assembly Rooms talks to Northern Soul
Writing this article, I was reminded of a quote by the comedian Eddie Izzard while he was on a world tour. “I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from.”Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Christmas Charity AppealRead the full story..
As I check my notes, scribbled in a teeny tiny notebook during my stay at new Manchester hotel, Dakota, this is what I find: ‘Coffee bags! Sky TV! Toilet rolls folded into a point!’.Read the full story..
During my 45 years on this earth, I’m fairly sure that I’ve never uttered the words “ooh, my Dad has such cool friends”.Read the full story..
“Writing is a lonely way of connecting with the world.” Author Bill Bryson talks about his new book and being an author
Interviewing Bill Bryson is a dangerous occupation, both in the preparation and the execution.Read the full story..
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