Book Club: August

Book Club: August

In late 2018, my to be read list was more like a ‘never-going-to-read’ library.  Jane Austen littered my windowsills, Zadie Smith lined by cupboards, Oscar Wilde sprawled over my kitchen and you do not even want to know who was hiding under my bed.  I loved nothing more than receiving novels in the post, picking [...]

21 Things I Like

21 Things I Like

1 - Dipping bourbon biscuits into piping hot frothy coffee. 2 - The pensive moment of thought after reading the closing sentence of a novel. 3 - The first initial, exhilarating push-off from the pool’s edge. 4 - Out-of-the-blue text messages with no agenda other than to say hello. 5 - The opening guitar chords [...]

Oasis: Chasing The Sun Exhibition

Oasis: Chasing The Sun Exhibition

From 1993-1997 it’s arguable that there wasn’t a more important band in the world than Burnage-born, Oasis. Drawing nostalgia to the golden years, Lawrence Watson has curated the Chasing The Sun exhibition – a showed collection of unseen photographs, famous artifacts and lost footage – which has finally taken up rightful home at Manchester’s Old [...]