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Links Round-Up: Lights, Cameras, Action (and Poetry)

“There’s light enough for what I’ve got to do.” Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist Unless you have been stuck in the Dark Ages, you probably know that tonight, Friday, 10 February, is Light Night in Nottingham.  There are events, sights, and activities, indoors and out, all across Nottingham from early evening onward.   To whet your appetite,… Read More

On The Flats – A History of Hyson Green

Firstly, let us get any formalities out of the way – Merry Christmas to all our readers! I hope the post-Christmas-Day preparation frenzy hasn’t left you all in a pit of festive despair. If it has, a few warming cocktails at The Good Elf bar in the Market Square should ease any shopping stresses you… Read More

The role of design in self-published books

Recently, I designed a book called Keeping Your Spirits Up for local author Sarah Dale. Sarah is an occupational psychologist and coach based in the Nottingham area, and we had been introduced by a mutual friend. I often work with authors who want to self-publish their writing in some form – either as a traditional printed book or an eBook… Read More

Links Round-Up

GameCity is now in full swing, and if that’s the sort of thing that interests you, but you still haven’t been down to the Old Market Square to check it out, then you’ve only only got one day left – so get a move on!  I know we promised last week not to mention this… Read More

Links Round-Up: Forms of Reality, Words, and Empty Shops

Today’s Roundup won’t be mentioning GameCity (because we covered it last week) nor Christmas (nuff said).  It will however be drawing your attention to: Fancy writing about art or culture?  We are always interested in potential new bloggers, drop a line to  If you are an artist or running a creative business and you… Read More