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I'm a Phoenix, Bitch Production Photos ©The Other Richard

Theatre Review: I’m a Phoenix, Bitch, HOME, Manchester

November 28, 2019 No Comments

This is the second time I’ve been to HOME this year and cried.

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In Defence of Edgar the Excitable Dragon (and Christmas fans everywhere)

November 18, 2019 Comments Off on In Defence of Edgar the Excitable Dragon (and Christmas fans everywhere)

The great Christmas advert battle has commenced.

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Dirty Word

“I would struggle to say that I am a feminist and contribute to fast fashion.” Jade Rice from Dirty Word talks to Northern Soul

November 17, 2019 Comments Off on “I would struggle to say that I am a feminist and contribute to fast fashion.” Jade Rice from Dirty Word talks to Northern Soul

I’ve finally broken up with fast fashion.

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The Raven Wheel

Book Review: The Raven Wheel by A.F. Stone

November 16, 2019 Comments Off on Book Review: The Raven Wheel by A.F. Stone

This week a Twitter debate surfaced regarding the legitimacy of Young Adult fiction (and romance novels) being studied on a Higher Education course.

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Why I’m happy being “self-partnered”

November 5, 2019 Comments Off on Why I’m happy being “self-partnered”

Nothing piques interest, or sparks debate, more than a chat about relationships.

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Phil Cheadle in Reasons to Stay Alive. Photo by Johan Persson

Theatre Review: Reasons to Stay Alive, HOME, Manchester

October 31, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Reasons to Stay Alive, HOME, Manchester

I am nothing if not a Matt Haig fangirl.

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Food Review: Franco Manca, Manchester

October 20, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Franco Manca, Manchester

Sourdough pizza is all the rage and I for one am not complaining.

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Kyle Soo, Pecha Kucha Manchester, People's History Museum, Manchester

“An opener to new worlds.” PechaKucha talks to Northern Soul

October 20, 2019 Comments Off on “An opener to new worlds.” PechaKucha talks to Northern Soul

Forget spiders and heights (although I’m fond of neither), my biggest fear is standing on stage in front of a beady-eyed audience.

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“The need for organisations to keep the flame burning has never been more vital.” 30 Years of Manchester Mind

October 16, 2019 Comments Off on “The need for organisations to keep the flame burning has never been more vital.” 30 Years of Manchester Mind

Anxiety is at an all-time high.

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“It’s the job of fiction to be truthful.” David Constantine in conversation at Blackwell’s, Manchester

September 27, 2019 Comments Off on “It’s the job of fiction to be truthful.” David Constantine in conversation at Blackwell’s, Manchester

Literary events are tricky.

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