Tag Archives: Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Drawing from experience – the Michael Foreman interview

  It’s been 55 years since Michael Foreman’s first book was published, yet this genial, engaging septuagenarian author and illustrator retains a major passion for his creative endeavours. Perhaps best known for his evocative drawings in works by former children’s … Continue reading

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Once upon a Tyne … Seven Stories’ secret of success worth sharing

In a further feature linking in with World Book Day (which seems to last at least a week these days), writewyattuk reports back on a recent family day out at Seven Stories in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Despite all the hard work over … Continue reading

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Harle and Almond’s essence to fore in The Tyburn Tree

I know I’m getting older, I don’t really need reminding. But can it really be 33 years this coming summer since I first heard Soft Cell tackling Northern Soul classic Tainted Love? It was a while before I properly took … Continue reading

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