Category Archives: General

 
 

Rewriting history to promote the gay village and Manchester Pride

You may have heard about the notorious raid on a drag ball at a temperance hall in Manchester in 1880? An article in The Guardian (Village People, 7 August 2004) refers to the incident, but it begins with the scene just over one hundred years later. In 1988 “Canal Street in Manchester city centre was […]

 
 

Sudden Mother’s Day email barrage

Two days ago it was the fourth anniversary of the death of my mum. Tonight, four emails within thirty minutes: Tesco: ‘spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day’ Kodak: ‘remember Mother’s Day’ Asda: ‘treat your Mum this Mother’s day’ Ancestry.co.uk: ‘don’t keep mum about our great family history gifts’ One or two is fine but by […]

 

Busy busy

Not much time to do anything on here at the moment due to lots of new work in motion pictures! I think some of the video files on the site are missing after I changed servers, but don’t have the time to go through and check everything.

 
 

Tony Blair appears on Big Brother

A Rory Bremner sketch on YouTube. Davina: You’ve been in there a long time. Blair: Ten years, yeah. Davina: So have you any idea what’s been going on in the outside world?