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Appearances can be deceptive.Read the full story..
Ambitious in the best sense of the word, These Northern Types is nothing less than a frequently discursive disquisition on the nature of Northernness as unapologetically contrary as the North itself.Read the full story..
I’m a binge-reader. I used to be someone who hovered over books slowly, drinking them in, pondering, possibly having a really good sniff of the spine.Read the full story..
If you’ve ever been to the city of York, you’ll no doubt have fallen in love with it, if not with the hen and stag nights.Read the full story..
I read chapters from Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City in the bath.Read the full story..
Review: 24 Stories featuring Kathy Burke, Mike Gayle, John Mitchinson, Nina Stibbe, Manchester Literature Festival
Social media gets a bad rap.Read the full story..
George Orwell had relatively little comment on the subject of the visual arts save to say that he didn’t much care for Salvador Dali whose autobiography he described as “simply a strip-tease act conducted in pink limelight”.Read the full story..
From ITV big gob (and all-round cockwomble), Piers Morgan has suggested that papoose-wearing fathers look ’emasculated’.Read the full story..
Review – A Celebration of Muriel Spark: Jackie Kay, Alan Taylor & Louise Welsh, Manchester Literature Festival
It’s cosily disorientating.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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