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Bedrooms, Bus Stops and Boredom: Remembering Pete Shelley

Dec 12, 2018 No Comments

It’s the coy half-smile. The knitted jumper.

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The media’s fascination with Theresa May’s dancing is a fig leaf for the government’s incompetency

Sep 1, 2018 Comments Off on The media’s fascination with Theresa May’s dancing is a fig leaf for the government’s incompetency

Another day, another bone-scorchingly uncomfortable video of the Prime Minister doing the rounds.

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Tish Murtha 6 Youth Unemployment

Youth unemployment in the 80s: remembering Tyneside photographer Tish Murtha

Mar 1, 2017 Comments Off on Youth unemployment in the 80s: remembering Tyneside photographer Tish Murtha

Amid the clouds of smoke, dust and ash of the photograph are two partially obscured figures.

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Wildflower Interior, Newcastle

Review: Wildflower, Newcastle

Jan 16, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Wildflower, Newcastle

Newcastle’s vegan and veggie community has been spoilt for choice over the past couple of years. For the discerning herbivore, the options just keep multiplying.

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Great North Run

“I was determined not to wee in a bush”: Northern Soul’s Lyndsey Skinner tackles the Great North Run

Sep 23, 2016 Comments Off on “I was determined not to wee in a bush”: Northern Soul’s Lyndsey Skinner tackles the Great North Run

“To be honest, I’m knackered.”

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Tall ships by Imogen Kate

Tall Ships Regatta, Blyth 2016: Northern Soul finds its sea legs

Sep 5, 2016 Comments Off on Tall Ships Regatta, Blyth 2016: Northern Soul finds its sea legs

I’m the first to admit that I know very little about ships.

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Preview: Ground Control to Major Tim, The Late Shows, Newcastle

May 13, 2016 Comments Off on Preview: Ground Control to Major Tim, The Late Shows, Newcastle

So far, 2016 has been a year of events with earth-shattering proportions, the kind of things that send you scurrying from your breakfast cereal and Louise Minchin’s solemn face in the BBC studios to the colossal global natter of the World Wide Web.

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Murder on the Nile

Review: Murder on the Nile, People’s Theatre, Newcastle

Jan 22, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Murder on the Nile, People’s Theatre, Newcastle

Crimes of passion. Glamour. Menace. Intrigue. Slim cigarettes, cocktails and pussy bow blouses. Exotic-sounding European names, dubious French accents, Lords, Ladies and business tycoons.

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Review: Mog on the Tyne, Newcastle

Dec 3, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Mog on the Tyne, Newcastle

As the 21st century gets into its stride, it seems that cafés serving merely coffee and cake no longer cut the mustard.

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The Splendour of Jesmond Dene

Dec 2, 2015 Comments Off on The Splendour of Jesmond Dene

When the sunlight is thrown in a certain way through horse chestnut tree leaves, I am reminded of all the times that I’ve been an aspiring cyclist.

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