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Portrait of Ann, , 1957

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Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 – 1976) Andrew Warhola Jr. (1928 – 1987) I haven’t visited the galleries at The Lowry before, so I viewed the Warhol & The…

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Range Road Community Park

Range Road Community Park, on Range Road in Whalley Range, was once the site of five properties: Victorian semi-detached houses, smaller than those on the opposite side of…

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Eye Candy – Magda Archer

Concerning ‘Crazy Mad’ by Magda Archer @ The Cornerhouse The short journey on foot from UMIST multi-storey car-park to The Cornerhouse with my four kids was as stupidly…

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INSIDE OUT Alexandra Arts

INSIDE OUT is a global art project, open to everyone, which was launched by French street artist JR in Cailfornia on March 3rd 2011. “It is about making…

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The Wild Child’s Revenge

Concerning The Alcohol Years – a film by Carol Morley (2000) I enjoyed this film; thanks, Geraldine, for recommending it. In her mid-to-late teens, Carol Morley was notorious…

L. S. Lowry - Man Lying On A Wall 1957

Matchstalk Men

I don’t like this song very much, but I think it made a big impact on people my age in the late 70s, in spite of being completely…

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Bank Holiday Clumping

The Spring Bank Holiday on the last Monday of May was first established in 1971. It replaced the century-old Whit Monday holiday which moved around each year, always…