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Why isn’t Manchester best selling author Karen Woods as famous as Jeanette Winterson?

  Have you heard about Karen Woods? I hadn’t until last year. She was born in Manchester and has written 12 books and had 2 plays performed at local theatres including the Lowry in Salford. Her books are about the … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch… Nebraska..life is not all black and white and a seemingly simple story of an older man’s belief that he was won a million dollars forces a family to confront their feelings about each other. Woody(played by Bruce Dern) is … Continue reading

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