Olympic fever at Hope & Glory

By and large the Olympics seem to be going down a treat. From Danny Boyle’s mental opening ceremony that veered between the delightfully surreal and the Morcambe and Wise, to the very British juxtaposition of…

Summer fun at the Summer House launch

If there’s anything I like more than summer, then it’s parties, so summer parties are right up there. A summer party to launch Summer House? I’m all over it. As were some great Manchester people…

Rain dancing at Manchester’s Beached Festival

I don’t know why this always surprises me, when I myself have turned up for Dpercussion and stayed all day in absolute driving rain, but the Manchester spirit in the face of bad weather is…