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NEWS both FOREIGN and DOMESTICK – Archive Holdings & Digital Databases of Eighteenth Century British Newspapers

The ready availability of digitised eighteenth century newspapers through online databases such as Gale Historical Newspaper Collections and The British Newspaper Archive has made these valuable sources more accessible to researchers than ever before. 2,330 more words

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Passion on the beach (doggy style) in The North

A man and a woman meet on a windswept Northumberland beach, but it’s their dogs that lock eyes and find passion!

My poem, Coitus at Bamburgh Beach, 183 more words

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Event News//Indie Friday's Turn Filthy

Acid Peacock are taking on a trial night of turning Indie Friday’s at Abacus a bit more Alternative/metal and dirty rock and roll once in a while. 72 more words


Sunday Poem - Pauline Yarwood

This week I almost decided to write another blog post half way through the week so that this one would not be as long, but I didn’t.  1,875 more words

Coming to terms with Leeds

Leeds is not a popular place. It is not loved by neutrals. People don’t tend to wish the best for Leeds.

Part of it is the name: “Leeds” sounds grimy and low-spirited compared to peppy “Manchester” and intriguing “Sheffield”, but there’s more. 939 more words


Rude Tudors

This Autumn, I’ve got an article out in Northern History, or the ‘Journal in the North’ as it should now be called.

It’s about the way neighbourhood worked in the small Northumberland village of Dilston, seen through the eyes of the manor court – the lowest, most localized place of justice in medieval and early-modern times. 994 more words

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‘I am not ambitious of being rich, but have too much pride with, I hope, a small mixture of honesty to bear being in debt; I am now out of it and in possession of a clear independency of that sort.
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