Monday, 27 August 2012

Books on legs

Over the next two months, if you live in the north of England, the chances are that some great writers and poets will be appearing at a venue near you. Yes, autumn is the season of literary festivals in these parts so here's my top five guide to northern literary festivals, large and small:

Saturday, 18 August 2012

Austerity and other words

image of 1940s austerity fashion

It's more than half way through 2012, so here are my top ten words of the year so far: