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Pankhurst In The Park

If Beetham Tower is a phallic landmark, then perhaps Alexandra Park is its yonic opposite. (I didn’t know the word “yonic” until I looked up “phallic opposite” just…

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Feeling Sheepish

I bought this ticket on a friend’s recommendation in 2012, but have since realised that I don’t like Alt-J. Not only is their sound very contrived, but their…

Flyposters on Oldham Street, August 2012

Tweaked Kondratiev Cycle

Last month, this caught my eye outside Night & Day on Oldham Street… I thought: It looks like 1983! …black & white photos, the violinist’s short-back-and-sides and white…

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WordPress: Co-founded in Stockport

This website is built using WordPress software, which can be downloaded free from www.wordpress.org. When I started using WordPress last spring, I had no idea that it was…

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Inside [BLANKSPACE]

BLANKSPACE is an art gallery at the dead end of Hulme Street, five minutes walk from Oxford Road: The old ‘Moonfish’ building stands in the lee of the…

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Johann Kloos

Johann Kloos – Market Street “It’s a stream of ugly people coming towards you…” I first heard this song while I was photographing Hulme Hippodrome last November… Johann…

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1Xtra London Bias – Continued

Contains my correspondence with the BBC Email response from Chris Humphrys, Content and Schedules Manager, Radio 1 and 1Xtra Friday 4th November 2011 Thank you for your comments…

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‘Urban’ = London?

Concerning Lowkey & Radio 1Xtra’s massive London bias. On my way to the Clarendon Road shops, I passed some lads on the corner and I asked them what…

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Jez Kerr

Last month, Jez Kerr, the lead singer and bass player of A Certain Ratio, released a new album “Numb Mouth Eat Waste” under his own name; I went…

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Craig Charles Funk & Soul

If you think this looks like fun then you’ll love the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club at Band On The Wall each month. However if, like me,…

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Wearing Thin

Concerning Self Made, a film by Gillian Wearing OBE. Self Made was shown at Manchester Cornerhouse on Saturday September 3rd 2011 (and simultaneously in other cities across Britain.)…

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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…