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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...
2014/09/18 10:24
2014/09/18 10:24
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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
11d
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
20d
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
20d
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
21d
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
22d
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
24d
... 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
2014/08/28 12:05
25d
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...
2014/08/28 10:24
2014/08/28 10:24
25d
Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love James Booth Bloomsbury, 532pp, £25 There are moments in James Booth’s fine portrait of Philip Larkin when the reader may well feel profoundly grateful that he or...
2014/08/28 09:24
2014/08/28 09:24
25d
Where I came from, you were a Beatles girl or a Rolling Stones girl. Just as, a few years earlier, you were a Connie Francis or a Juliette Gréco girl: white shoes and a beehive hairdo or black...
2014/08/26 06:09
2014/08/26 06:09
27d
This, at least, was Osborne's version of the story. Certainly, in the mid-1950s, the phrase was in the air. The first recorded use of Angry Young Man had been in 1951 by the Christian apologist Leslie...
2014/08/25 12:51
2014/08/25 12:51
28d
Give us another one! Washout prompts ideas for a new bank holiday before Christmas ENJOY the bank holiday because in England it's your last until Christmas Day. Bank holiday bathers enjoying the...
2014/08/24 06:37
2014/08/24 06:37
29d
The First World War has its most obvious impact on the poet and translator, CK Scott Moncrieff, whose short life – he died of stomach cancer in 1930 when only 40 – is celebrated in Jean Findlay’s...
2014/08/21 21:37
2014/08/21 21:37
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His poems evoke the widest range of moods, from the heart-warming celebration of The Whitsun Weddings to the bloody-minded zest of Toads; from the yearning of An Arundel Tomb to the despair of Aubade....
2014/09/18 10:24
2014/09/18 10:24
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