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View From The Sidelines

By George Caulkin, Northern Sports Correspondent, The Times

There is poetry in football. There can be poetry in anything if you look hard enough, but it was football that first made me think about beauty and the power of description. 471 more words

Spires - Reach for the sky...

A Gothic Revival house appears to reach for the sky. On this Randolph Street Gothic Revival home you can see it in the steep front gable, the triangular pediment above the front French door and even the subtle pointed arches of the window pediments. 219 more words

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Who was Harriet Martineau?

Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) has been described as Britain’s first female journalist, the first professional ‘woman of letters’, and the founder of the modern discipline we call sociology. 652 more words

Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing Review

Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing by Shelagh Stephenson. Photo Keith Pattison

Last week saw the opening of Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing to a full and enthusiastic audience at Live Theatre. 673 more words

A Plot Of Land On Which To Build My Dreams

Today’s post is thanks to inspiration from 365 Days Of Writing Prompts

A plot of earth You’re given a plot of land and have the financial resources to do what you please. 964 more words

Coming alive again through love

Hedydd Dylan, who plays Lady Chatterley, tells us a little about the production

For those who don’t already know the story, what can you tell us about… 974 more words


Don't try this at home!

Actor Stu Mcloughlin, soon to be appearing in the new production of FRANKENSTEIN which opens this Thursday, travelled to Manchester to have his head cast for one of the props. 91 more words