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The Chesterf!elds reveal the fine art of New Modern Homes – back in touch with Simon Barber

I do love a catchy indie pop song, and The Chesterfields have come up with the goods again on that front, ‘Our Songbird Has Gone’ released last weekend by Hamburg-based label Mr Mellow’s Music. It’s a fine tribute to the … Continue reading

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Remembering Joe Strummer, with Lucinda Mellor and Robert Gordon McHarg III

  To mark late September 2018’s release of a box-set tribute to Clash frontman, punk pioneer, singer/songwriter, activist and all-round inspiration Joe Strummer, who died in late 2002, WriteWyattUK  tracked down the project’s main drivers – artist Robert Gordon McHarg … Continue reading

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Sofa, so good – talking about The Chesterfields with Simon Barber

With his monthly magazine deadline approaching, Simon Barber could probably do without a long chat with me about The Chesterfields. The 58-year-old – born the day after Paul Weller in the same Surrey town – is these days at the … Continue reading

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Cathy’s Adventures in Wonderland – the Cathy Cassidy interview

In my second feature centred around World Book Day 2015, I talked about Alice, libraries, music, the power of dreams and much more with best-selling children’s writer Cathy Cassidy, in an interview a few days before her WBD appearances at Preston … Continue reading

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More books about chocolate and girls – the Cathy Cassidy feature

WHEN best-selling children’s author Cathy Cassidy called at the University of Central Lancashire recently, writewyattuk’s chief blogger was there to meet her – albeit hiding behind his eldest daughter (who adds her own footnote). I FELT a bit of an … Continue reading

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