From the daily archives:

Friday, November 11, 2011

#327: 2008, Sugababes, I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor

November 11, 2011

I have to confess that when I read about George and Jackie going off to all these fancy gigs to see great bands in Big London, I do get a tinge of jealousy. This week though me and Mrs North took ourselves out of our village and into Liverpool to see The Arctic Monkeys. To […]

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Top of The Pops 1990s Special: Songs To Learn and Sing Readers’ Chart

November 11, 2011

When Ray, Jackie, the sleeping Bobby and I were planning this blog back last year we were a bit worried that our daily song feature: Songs To Learn And Sing, would become a bit of a nostalgic re-run of our 20s. That the music that would predominate as we looked back on more youthful times […]

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Remembrance Day: Will you be wearing a poppy?

November 11, 2011

I’ve always been a bit ambivalent about the wearing of poppies – ok, I definitely get the point of paying tribute to the fallen from the first and second world wars and it doesn’t do me any harm to think of and pay tribute to Great Granddad North who took one for the team at […]

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Who Will the Boundary Commission Step On in Manchester?

November 11, 2011

My third post looking at the proposed constituency boundary changes in the North West, following those on Cumbria and Lancashire, focuses in on Greater Manchester. Greater Manchester appears to have got off quite lightly over all, reducing from its current 27 seats to 26, although this has entailed importing neighbouring areas in to make up the […]

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