• Fury: Brad Pitt is Dog of War

    Posted: 1st December 2014 | Written by: Scott Payne

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    Set during the final allied push into Nazi occupied Germany in WW2, Fury is an unflinching look into the lives of a grizzled veteran, five man tank crew.
  • Popeye - A Bird's Eye View

    Posted: 22nd October 2014 | Written by: Scott Payne

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    On August 11th this year we lost a comedic genius. The whys and wherefores surrounding his passing need not be discussed in this particular instance as instead, I would like to celebrate one tiny portion of his life that meant a great deal to me, and no doubt countless others, when I was growing up.
  • For the Love of 'Cardboardeaux'

    Posted: 12th September 2014 | Written by: Peachy Butterfield

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    If I were a betting man I would wager my wife’s earnings on this: ninety percent of ‘wine poncery’ emanates from the south, rushing over our ‘border’ with notes and finishes of snobbery that taint us lliberally with their tannins.
  • All at Sea: A Playlist to Sail By

    Posted: 10th September 2014 | Written by: Al Roberts

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    Following on from my earlier musical tour of the Riviera, here's another playlist compiled especially for you yachties out there. Here's a little something for all those who sail and love music!
  • Entertainment up North: Gurning

    Posted: 29th August 2014 | Written by: Chris France

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    In the south we have London Fashion Week, where designers compete with their fashion collections. In the North, they have 'gurning', the competitive 'art' of pulling disgustingly ugly faces at a Crab Festival.
  • Top 5 Cinematic Pirates

    Posted: 28th August 2014 | Written by: Scott Payne

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    There’s a little voice inside us all that secretly wants to side with the villain, so let's take a look at the top five cinematic pirates that have washed up on our shores over the years.
  • Bed Racing and Clog Dancing : Fun in the North

    Posted: 26th August 2014 | Written by: Chris France

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    In the south of England we have the Formula 1 Grand Prix, whilst in Yorkshire they have the Knaresborough Bed Race. To my mind neither is worth spending much time watching but at least Formula 1 excites interest and a huge worldwide TV audience for spectacle.
  • Northerners in Monaco

    Posted: 26th August 2014 | Written by: Peachy Butterfield

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    It was day two of the 'Northern Lads Monaco Grand Prix Booze Cruise' and the boys and I were settling down for breakfast, after 'settling in' a bit too well the evening before.
  • Film Review: The Bounty

    Posted: 7th August 2014 | Written by: Scott Payne

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    Starring Anthony Hopkins as Lieutenant William Bligh and Mel Gibson as Masters Mate Fletcher Christian, the 1984 film treats its characters a little differently than in previous versions.
  • Only in Yorkshire

    Posted: 7th August 2014 | Written by: Chris France

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    For my birthday I received a book entitled 'Only In Yorkshire'. It was given to me by a most incomprehensible dyed-in-the-wool Yorkshireman who was seeking to 'educate' me.
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