Manchester… 36 Hours On…

I don’t know how many times I have walked out of the Manchester Evening News Arena into the cool night air, down the steps or through the station, a part of the crowd all buzzing with excitement about what we’ve just seen. Music concerts that leave you with buzzing ears, comedy gigs that have you…

Why You Should Register To Vote… And Vote

TODAY IS YOUR LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE. I REPEAT: TODAY IS YOUR LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR THE JUNE 8TH GENERAL ELECTION. If you’re not already registered to vote – what the hell are you doing? Do it. Now. HERE. Just 5 minutes. I’m not sure what makes me so politically…

The privilege of Twelve Thousand Pounds

Twelve Thousand Pounds. That’s the wage that came in to debate this week and, honestly, it got me a little annoyed. Whilst preparing for an upcoming journalism exam in public affairs (which sounds quite fancy but is in no way exotic or exciting) we were discussing how some local councillors could earn twelve thousand a year….

The rise of the little sods, gits & b**tards

Oh God, something has happened. It comes around once a year. This year it was number five. I’ve managed to level myself up to the achievement of a five-year-old. FIVE!! Wut? One minute we’re thinking babies are a brilliant idea, plastic sticks get wee stripes and before we know it our downstairs are ruined (and…