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2014/09/30 12:59
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WHEN poet Stephen Santus saw his poem In a Restaurant come third in the Bridport Prize competition in 2012 he went away with a smile on his face and thought no more of it. That was until three months...
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2014/09/30 02:09
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It's just that his body is yet to catch up with his brain. And he does have life experience; it's just that it's ordinary life experience, which he somehow reconstitutes into the hilarious. His new...
2014/09/28 18:09
2014/09/28 18:09
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Dannie Abse was born in Cardiff on September 22, 1923, to Rudolf and Kate (née Shepherd). His father ran cinemas, which he part-owned, in South Wales. Dannie was the youngest of four children. Of his...
2014/09/28 12:12
2014/09/28 12:12
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In Alan Bennett’s play The History Boys, there is a point at which the schoolmaster, Hector – in what now seems a legendary performance by the late Richard Griffiths – discusses Hardy’s poem Drummer...
2014/09/26 14:50
2014/09/26 14:50
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Multi-talented: Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood plays numerous musical instruments including the ondes Martenot and viola, and admits to a love of the recorder. Photo: Tom Pilston There is no mistaking...
2014/09/26 05:56
2014/09/26 05:56
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A VISIT to the cinema this week reminded me of how much things have changed over the last 30 years. I watched Pride, the story of an unlikely alliance between a group of lesbians and gay men and a...
2014/09/25 17:24
2014/09/25 17:24
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Those unionists celebrating the resignation of Alex Salmond should pause. Salmond is certainly the most impressive politician I have met in these islands, a visionary leader and strategist. A...
2014/09/24 08:33
2014/09/24 08:33
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A NEW literary trail exploring Coventry’s roots in the written word will be launched this Friday (September 26). The trail provides a fascinating tour of the city centre, linking local landmarks with...
2014/09/18 10:24
2014/09/18 10:24
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Whenever I am in Edinburgh I try to eat at least once at Centotre, an unpretentious, family-owned Italian restaurant occupying the site of a grand, echoing old banking hall on George Street, in the...
2014/09/14 09:42
2014/09/14 09:42
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... Luton falls the honour of knowing it was in on the start of a revolution,” announced the Luton News proudly in October 1959. The new decade was drawing nigh and soon there would be talk of...
2014/09/13 22:42
2014/09/13 22:42
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Ed Miliband wrapping himself in a fricking saltire wasn't the moment when things really started to feel wrong. But it certainly helped pop the needle over into critical. "All it needs now is for...
2014/09/11 14:42
2014/09/11 14:42
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Philip Larkin liked Hull, he once said, “because it’s so far from everywhere else. On the way to nowhere, as somebody put it. It’s in the middle of the lonely country, and beyond the lonely country...
2014/09/11 06:42
2014/09/11 06:42
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Human beings (members of the genus Homo) have existed for about 2.4m years. Homo sapiens, our own wildly egregious species of great apes, has only existed for 6% of that time – about 150,000 years. So...
2014/09/03 08:41
2014/09/03 08:41
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Published at 07:39, Wednesday, 03 September 2014 THE modest house in Haydon Bridge, where renowned poet Philip Larkin spent many holidays, was swamped by 100 villagers this week. Parish councillors...
2014/09/02 12:24
2014/09/02 12:24
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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell The Bone Clocks, a book David Mitchell has described as his “mid-life crisis novel,” is the story of a 1980s teenager who gets entagled in a conspiracy threatening...
2014/09/02 09:09
2014/09/02 09:09
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It's not just the obvious memories that need cherishing either, like the annual two-week family trips to Cornwall or France. But the simple routines and small pleasures that spending time together as...
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2014/09/01 10:13
2014/09/01 10:13
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In a Hull bread factory, six workers sustain themselves through their long shifts with a diet of banter, gossip and festering resentments. The arrival of temporary colleague Lance, played by John Wark...
2014/08/31 06:42
2014/08/31 06:42
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Ian McEwan was in a reflective, autumnal mood when we met recently to talk about his new novel, The Children Act. It's a mood that echoes the dominant note of this short book. McEwan's prose has...
2014/08/29 11:47
2014/08/29 11:47
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... read poems, and I think, Yes, that’s quite a nice idea, but why can’t he make a poem of it? Make it memorable? It’s no good just writing it down! At any level that matters, form and content are...
2014/08/28 12:05
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In November 2013 the city of Kingston upon Hull, often shorted to 'Hull', was named 'City of Culture 2017', ahead of Swansea Bay, Leicester, and Dundee. Since then Martin Green, who was commissioned...
2014/09/30 12:59
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