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Notes On... Dignan Porch, Rice Milk, Baker Island @ Head of Steam, Newcastle

Saturday nights are built for… DIY fuzz-fests. What did you think I was going to say? With Dignan Porch stopping off on the second night of their mini UK tour, supported by two of the north east’s premier purveyors of offbeat indie, the Head of Steam became a haven of reverb on an otherwise bleak Saturday night. 432 more words

Notes On... Gigs

Premier League:Crystal Palace Destroys Newcastle 5-1

Nobody saw Crystal Palace, a club that has been extremely up and down this year, winning by such a wide margin against Newcastle Saturday at Selhurst Park. 111 more words


Fixtures: Week 14

This week, there are some interesting games and some less interesting games. The most interesting is Leicester vs Manchester United. This is interesting because Leicester are on a run of form and Manchester United are not doing well. 60 more words

Hennessy Gold Cup

Photo by Mark Cranham (racing post.com/photos)

One winner on the blog last week and it is the last time we'll see ROCK ON RUBY on a racecourse. 588 more words


Hennessy honours can go to The Young Master

Despite the absence of Coneygree it looks a decent if not classic renewal of the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury this afternoon.

Saphir Du Reu is a worthy favourite who would be a serious Cheltenham Gold Cup contender if winning this under 11st 12. 271 more words

Racing Previews

Football writers on the Best Books of 2015

Jack Pitt-Brooke, Football journalist for The Independent and i

At a time when the game of football itself is subject to endless dissection and analysis, … 1,968 more words

Fresh New Writing

Girl in the City: Girl walks into a bar...

A girl walks into a bar. It’s Friday night and the vibe is low.

She’s ending a busy day with a G&T and wondering will there be a BAM!* moment that night. 261 more words

Girl In The City