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Poetry: WHY I’M AGAINST CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR, BIRTHDAYS AND WEEKENDS

December 23, 2019 Comments Off on Poetry: WHY I’M AGAINST CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR, BIRTHDAYS AND WEEKENDS

Henry Normal, co-writer of award-winning TV and film shows such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, The Parole Officer, Coogan’s Run, Paul Calf, and producer of Gavin and Stacey, Moone Boy, Uncle and Alan Partridge, among many others, has written a festive(ish) poem exclusively for Northern Soul.

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Christmas image by Paul Hunter

The Northern Soul Christmas Poem: Snow Blind

December 23, 2019 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Christmas Poem: Snow Blind

Oh my, it’s nearly Christmas.

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Photo Gallery & Poetry: Mancunian poet Mike Garry’s tribute to the Arndale on its 40th anniversary

June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery & Poetry: Mancunian poet Mike Garry’s tribute to the Arndale on its 40th anniversary

Can you believe it’s been 40 years since Manchester Arndale officially opened its doors?

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The Northern Soul Poem: What I Mean When I Say I’m a Northerner

November 17, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Poem: What I Mean When I Say I’m a Northerner

Northernness isn’t easy to define. It’s intrinsic, bone-deep.

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Winter walk by Paul Hunter

The Weight of Snow

December 16, 2015 Comments Off on The Weight of Snow
It’s nearly Christmas….and to celebrate Northern Soul‘s Poetry Correspondent Wendy Pratt has written a beautiful poem in response to our North Yorkshire Photographer’s Winter Walk image, taken between Stokesley and Great Ayton, North Yorks. Many thanks to Wendy and Paul Hunter for such lovely words and pictures.
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Country lane, Downham © Matthew Graham, 2014

I am the North in Northern Soul

May 12, 2015 Comments Off on I am the North in Northern Soul

This weekend marked Northern Soul‘s second birthday. To commemorate the occasion, Northern Soul‘s Poetry Correspondent Wendy Pratt has written this poem.

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Plait

July 31, 2013 Comments Off on Plait

Many moons ago, when I was a young and hungry journalist trying to make my way in the world, I had the good fortune to work with Emma Simon.

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