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the Peak District

a weekend trip to Sheffield and the Peak District

PTSD and the American Civil War

Tony Horwitz: One hundred and fifty years later, historians are discovering some of the earliest known cases of post-traumatic stress disorder

In the summer of 1862, John Hildt lost a limb. 148 more words


Single Review: Bi:Lingual- 'Subject Number'

So the mystery man behind the YACK e-mail address sent me this little track by Bi:Lingual called Subject Number. After my first listen I check the Facebook page and notice some mutual friends knocking about the likes list (which is surprising, due to my lack of friends). 344 more words


The Great British ‘Rebalancing’ Act: The Construction and Implementation of an Economic Imperative for Exceptional Times

Academic journal article, co-authored with Colin Hay.

The ‘rebalancing’ of the British economy has become perhaps the central motif in the public political economy of adjustment to the financial crisis. 145 more words

Coalition Government

Whitehorse, Yukon - Where Everyone Thinks I'm From

Whenever I tell someone where I’m from when traveling in Canada (Yellowknife!), for some reason, they think I’m from the Yukon. Later in the evening, I correct them as I hear them telling others thats I’m from Whitehorse. 2,099 more words

Fayriedust from the North

There is something about north (…), something that sets it apart from all other directions. A person who is heading north is not making any mistake … 854 more words


Northern Powerhouse...well, on paper?

A few weeks ago, I read an article on George Osborne’s speech on creating a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ as he called it (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/autumn-statement-george-osborne-outlines-plan-to-build-the-northern-powerhouse-9900710.html). After reading what he had to say, as a Northerner myself, I was excited. 204 more words