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

 Watch High Rise  (Home and elsewhere) based on the J G Ballard novel of the same name which was written in the 70s. Tom Hiddleston plays Richard Laing, a new occupant in a soaring modernist tower block. Not sure if … Continue reading

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Classic LPs; Our Favourite Shop by The Style Council

In 1982 I stood in a Liverpool theatre watching the Jam as they performed in Liverpool on their farewell tour. They were not my favourite group, I loved some of the lyrics but that concert confirmed my prejudices. I was … Continue reading

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