What A Norf and Sarf
What a Norf and Sarf (Cockney rhyming slang, popularised by Tommy Steele, for “what a mouth”) chronicles the labyrinthine relationship between an East London boy and the territory of his mother and alma mater well above the Watford Gap.
Only in what I choose to call ‘middle age’– with the implicit intention to live to at least 114 – did I become a dog owner.Read the full story..
It seems rough, tough Northern lads and lasses can still really show those Southern namby-pambies a thing or two when it comes to settling a dispute with a bit of a scrap.Read the full story..
I’m an East London boy with strong Northern connections, proud and grateful about my maternal links to Manchester and the fine-tuning of my thought processes by a doctorate in Sheffield (fish glands, since you ask).Read the full story..
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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