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Book of Kells

Essence of the North

What is the “Essence of the North?” That is what is being asked by The Northerner Blog in the Guardian today. They are asking for contributors to post an image that captures the essence of the North. Whose North? There is always the chocolate box image of Dales and Moors, unbroken wilderness, apart from James …

Drew Gummerson
Book Review

Drew Gummerson – Q&A

Lambda Award finalist. Writer of The Lodger, Me and Mickie James, Seven Nights at the Flamingo Hotel. Kuper’s Tube coming Nov 22 Drew can be found at: Twitter: @drewgum Linktree: Tell me what inspired you to write your debut novel? My debut, The Lodger, was written twenty years ago. I’d always wanted to write …



I’ve been thinking about this process for a while as it seemed more straightforward than silver-based development at home and possibly I would be able to use the loft as an area to process the chemicals and the paper as it doesn’t need the absolutes of darkness that silver-based photography requires. The other factor is …

Anne Goodwin
Author Q&A

Anne Goodwin – Q&A

Anne Goodwin writes entertaining fiction about identity, mental health and social justice. She is the author of three novels and a short story collection published by small independent press, Inspired Quill. Her debut novel, Sugar and Snails, was shortlisted for the 2016 Polari First Book Prize. Her latest novel, Matilda Windsor Is Coming Home, is …

Light Matters
Book Review

Light Matters

Vicki Goldberg. Aperture. (248p) ISBN 9781597111652 A collection of essays exploring some of the usual ‘canon’ of photographers of the twentieth century, with a definitely western bias, if not a US one. This is definitely an end of the Twentieth Century™ survey, before the explosion of 21st Century reappraisals and widening of the acknowledged ‘greats’. …

It's a Gazebo!

It’s a Gazebo!

This is a bit of Roleplaying lore that’s been kicking around the Internet for as long as I can remember. I found it going through my old documents in the loft as I was sorting out something for a campaign soon to start 🙂 So I will put it here verbatum, copied from the original …