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Going viral always reveals some kind of truth

Suddenly going viral does not sound as sexy as it used to any more. In recent times the phrase had come to mean an unexpected explosion of digital popularity. The virtual world of social media had become so enmeshed with...

When bike fun on Northampton’s Racecourse turns to violence: Are we letting our kids drift into trouble unchecked?

We were walking the dog, taking my daughter on her bike to meet friends on Northampton’s Racecourse park, coming from the Barrack Road entrance towards the old loos, where we saw two young lads practicing wheelies on bikes. It...

Camp Bestival 2012

The press tent at a music festival is an interesting place to be. It is an oasis of calm of sorts, albeit one where there is a lot of work going on. At Camp Bestival it was decked out like a...

The one about Stewart Lee

Stewart Lee performed in Northampton at the start of the month. He is the current best British comedian, as voted for in the British Comedy Awards. But what does this mean? He’s the champion comedian, the high overlord of British comedy,...

Keeping it real with Debbie Harry at Camp Bestival 2011

ON FRIDAY night Debbie Harry was going to have to work hard to impress me. Since MarilynMonroe each decade has thrown up its iconic blondes: Twiggy in the Sixties, Madonna in the Eighties, Britney Spears in the Nineties. The Seventies...
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When the River Nene looks like a lawn…

Is it just me? Lakes and rivers didn't look like this when we were kids. Summer is here and...
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