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Two poems by Chris Stewart

This week we’re happy to share two pieces by Middlesbrough performance poet Chris Stewart. Chris describes himself as “a background extra in a Harvey Weinstein movie because it is literally true. 603 more words


The Mayoral North of Tyne devolution deal is lip-service: the office is virtually powerless

Two days ago, the North of Tyne combined authority elected their first regional mayor: Momentum-backed Labour candidate Jamie Driscoll. Gifted with £600 million across a thirty-year stint, the money provides the office with an annual £20 million to invest in infrastructure and job creation. 684 more words


The postcard still life series 2

In the first post about this series of small still life paintings featuring at least one postcard from a friend, I explained why and how I started this series. 150 more words


Metrognomes to the rescue!

I had seen the new Metrognomes show advertised on Instagram. It focused on the emergency services and I thought this would be something that Baby Bear could enjoy and learn from. 161 more words


Easter bank holiday wind down and catch up

Good afternoon and Happy Easter Sunday!

It’s been a nice break from the daily grind these past few days and we’ve actually taken next week off as well to enjoy some traveling to go along with our rest and relaxation. 409 more words

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