Adelle Stripe

Adelle Stripe on her debut novel ‘Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile’

As part of her Phd in English and Creative Writing, Adelle Stripe conducted research at The University of Huddersfield in to the life of...

Kindle Oasis review: The all new Kindle Oasis is set to make a splash…...

It's a whole ten years since the release of the first Amazon ereader, and it's not been smooth sailing all the way. Amazon's latest...
From Jailer to Entrepreneur

From Strangeways to HM Prison Hull Paul Ward reflects on a thirty year career...

Growing up in Leeds in the 1960’s and 70’s in a working class family, Paul Ward followed the social norm for his generation and...
PP Hartnett

Poetry and Predators | PP Hartnett

He photographed the birth of London’s 1970s punk explosion, he survived the hedonism of London’s drug-fuelled 80s gay club scene when friends died of...
Rosemary Lancaster

More Blessed to Give

When Christian philanthropists John and Rosemary Lancaster met Howard Taylor, former head of fundraising for Mission Aviation Fellowship, he left unable to believe what...
The Little Teashop of Lost and Found

BOOK REVIEW: The Little Teashop of Lost and Found by Trisha Ashley

The St Helen’s-born author, Trisha Ashley, catches the feel of life in Yorkshire despite now living in North Wales. The life of a baby...
Tony Husband

BOOK REVIEW: From a Dark Place by Tony Husband and Paul Husband

From a Dark Place is an easy-to-understand book about a drug addict and his family. Simply said, but not easily understood, this book, written...
Salts Mill

BOOK REVIEW: Salts Mill by Maggie Smith and Colin Coates

In the days when a handful of entrepreneurs not only established a company of repute but built villages alongside the factory so that workers...
John Orton

BOOK REVIEW: Blitz Pams by John Orton

The wartime bombing of South Shields is brought to life by John Orton as he pens this fictional tale of a 16-year-old boy who...
book review Whatever happened to Billy Shears

Billy Shears after 50 years

Steve Goddard explains how an unmarried mother and the most influential LP of the 20th Century provide the inspiration for a novel. During the ‘Summer...