Reviews, rants and respect
Opinion piece: That space where our names should be: writers, acknowledgments and the 'creative underclasses of history'.
Review essay: Our bodies, grieving in Nature
- Alison Lock's Lure
Review essay of 'Under the Canopy of Heaven' - Georgina Hutchison's novel about the Luddite Rising of 1812/13, written in dialect and from the point of view of George Mellor the leader of the Huddersfield Luddites.
Review essay: 'Between the feral and the pure': Outlander and the psychology of historical fiction
Opinion piece: What would John Denver have done?: the music industry, climate breakdown and (not) leaving on a jetplane
(including books by Dave Rigby (2), Georgina Hutchison (4), Joanne Harris, Stef Penny, Salley Vickers, Bruno Arpaia, Orhan Pamuk, Yanis Varoufakis, Milan Kundera, Iain Banks, Sigurd F. Orsen, Ken Macleod, Maggie O'Farrell).
CD music reviews: previously on the 'You Know Who' website (including Jon Sanders, Runrig, Rhombus).
'Better than Telly' - house concert reviews 2010 - 2014 (writing as Dr Hyperbole!)
A bit of fun really, but plenty of praise for original live music artists who have passed through Huddersfield and the house concerts organised by Jac Gaile and James Bar Bowen. Do-it-yourself culture as it should be.
Scrape & Squeeze, Bomber Harris & his love parade;
Kein wort de reue; Leo Brazil & his Twitch
Red Dirt Skinners/Mac of Marsden
Lydia Landor - Photos- (c) Bright Red Marker 2013