I come from a town where the woman of the house didn’t take well to back chat, but gossip was expected – how else do you learn about what transpired the night before? A housewife was left to deal with the day to day while men were away at sea – after he had spent […]
“Dunno what you wanna go to Hull for. Only thing it’s good for is being the end of the M62.” “I hate living here, there int nowt to do.” Living in Hull you hear these things quite a lot. (Minor understatement.) Really? People! Where have you been the last couple of years? Another one […]
FantastiCon. Hull’s (first) SFF Convention. Well, it’s the first that I know of. A young Jedi decided to take on R2D2 with a lightsaber at Hull’s first “SFF” con. R2 was unarmed, but stood his ground valiantly. That wasn’t all. Kickerstarter funders had early access, but for others the fun started with a Dr Who […]
Interesting week this week. I don’t know the artist of this, which sums up my huge learning curve, but he/she has put it concisely enough. We all do things for a reason, primarily we work to pay bills. We aim to get higher on the pay scale to have more left after paying those bills. […]
20th November. Twitter went mad, the local press lost the plot (more so than usual). Hull named City of Culture 2017.http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/50-reasons-Hull-UK-City-Culture-2017/story-20116239-detail/story.html I secretly hoped that the minds behind the bid would succeed. I am so glad they did. I hope they are enjoying their hangovers.