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And John Terry cried…
May 22, 2017 – 7:23 am | No Comment
And John Terry cried…

“STAND HERE YOU BASTARD….STAND HERE YOU MARD BASTARD…YOU WANNA KNOW WHERE TEARDROPS FALL….HERE IS WHERE THEY FALL.”

Easy Money (Cheltenham 1992)… part four (the end)
April 5, 2014 – 8:05 am | No Comment
Easy Money (Cheltenham 1992)… part four (the end)

part four of a short story…

Easy Money (Cheltenham 1992)… part three
April 4, 2014 – 8:57 am | No Comment
Easy Money (Cheltenham 1992)… part three

part three of a short story…

Easy Money (Cheltenham 1992)… part two
April 3, 2014 – 8:49 am | No Comment
Easy Money (Cheltenham 1992)… part two

Part two of a short story…

Easy Money (Cheltenham 1992)… part one
April 2, 2014 – 2:47 pm | No Comment
Easy Money (Cheltenham 1992)… part one

Here is the first part of a four-part short story… We will be publishing the story in its entirety over the next four days.

How much?
June 26, 2013 – 11:02 am | One Comment
How much?

She stopped going when they sacked Tommy Doc but she never stopped loving them. “Do the treble for you Mam, they won’t let you down. You go asleep and when you wake up there aint no pain and United have done the treble. Hey?” And I know she’s smiling inside.

Ancoats v Urban Splash
December 5, 2012 – 1:30 pm | One Comment
Ancoats v Urban Splash

The battle to prevent Urban Splash demolishing Ancoats Dispensary continues:
Tuesday was day 118 on the ancoats picket line and we had to bulldog clip black bin bags to our shed roof to keep the hailstone …

tonight in the heartlands
November 28, 2012 – 4:51 pm | No Comment
tonight in the heartlands

there’s a hospital under threat tonight in the heartlands
and this council are taking my past away from me
there’s a big empty hole in my chest where my heart was
and a hole in the sky where …

Save Ancoats Dispensary Appeal
October 31, 2012 – 8:57 pm | 2 Comments
Save Ancoats Dispensary Appeal

If you’ve ever cared about Manchester and the people who made this fantastic City all that it is. If Manchester is more to you than just a word, then please donate to this cause. Ancoats Dispensary …

Save Ancoats Dispensary (updated)
August 18, 2012 – 11:16 am | 2 Comments
Save Ancoats Dispensary (updated)

 
 
Ancoats is one of Manchester’s oldest districts (the name means ‘lonely cottages’), it was part of the original Manchester which was created in 1838 and in it there stands a building that predates this, Ancoats …

and John Terry cried
February 2, 2010 – 10:29 am | No Comment
and John Terry cried

The last game of football I watched in the presence of my brother Kieran was United versus Chelsea in the Champions League final. He was on a hospital bed in me Mam’s front room, and …

The Manchester Martyrs
January 11, 2010 – 3:31 pm | No Comment
The Manchester Martyrs

The last man hung in this country was Michael Barrett on May 26th 1869. He’d tried to blow up Clerkenwell prison. But the penultimate public hanging on these shores was one that would happen in …