I’m Anne Louise Kershaw a freelance writer; Music Editor of Blankpages and Manchester's Finest & I write for Guardian Northerner and Clash Magazine amongst others . I'm Senior Editorial & Designer for Carel Press.
This is my blog where I write about music, theatre, fashion, arts & culture, gender & equality. Every time I blog I post a picture because i'm obsessed with my camera.
- very boring tweet I know but do like to share my baking dilemmas with everyone when there's nobody about to see my dramatics! #bakingdrama 1 day ago
- Going to use whole milk instead of the full amount of yoghurt in my soda bread. Guessing ill regret this! 1 day ago
- How is it possible not to get up and dance to Michael Jackson #smoothcriminal #dirtydiana Good choice @KevBurkeGuitar 1 day ago
- Whoever is seeing @bipolarsunshine tonight at @AntwerpMansion will have a great night!!! Gutted I can't catch any of his Manchester dates :( 3 days ago
- Exclusive interview with Skin from Skunk Anansie
- Twitter: Procrastination, productivity and pain
- The drawbacks of Twitter bitching
- The Accrington Pals, Royal Exchange Manchester. Bitter, brutal and beautiful!
- Rats’ Tales at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre
- The Country Wife at the Royal Exchange
- I interview Shell Zenner – The godmother of new music
- Bringing classical music out of the concert hall and into the art world!
- I discuss ‘Madchester’ with Dave Haslam
- Blank Media Collective Projector Series
Monthly Archives: January 2011
23/342 The woeful lament mumbled by many a fancily glad singleton over the years is to me a cause for celebration itself. The idea of helping to organise an event that is not your own is like getting to eat … Continue reading
22/343 It’s as obvious as saying that snow is cold as it is to say the Beatles were an amazing band. The priceless, combo (sounds more like a burger deal) writing partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney is according … Continue reading
21/344 There is something deeply disturbing about the Daily Mail (yes I know the sentence should end there) and its obsessive condemnation of women with… wait for it… Tattoos! The most recent victim was regular journo-fodder Cheryl Cole, who underneath … Continue reading
20/345 The hot topic on several non-serious news sites this morning was the story of the US supermarket Harps, who placed a ‘Family shield. To protect young Harps shoppers’ in front of a magazine picturing Elton John, David Furnish and … Continue reading
19/346 I am in a pathetic, sorry state. Having had a sinus infection for well over three weeks now (yes when the glass is half empty it’s well over), I have developed a total hysterical hunger for action. Whilst ill … Continue reading
Keep on running 18/347 I, more than most experience the loneliness of the long distance runner. This loneliness is nothing to do with steaming off ahead, in your own world, miles and minutes away from everyone else around you. No, … Continue reading
Why can’t we have more sick days? 17/348 I’m working from home today so have the pleasure of starting the day by preparing a pan of tomato soup which can sit bubbling away lazily whilst I work through the morning. … Continue reading
16/349 The labels aren’t yet dry on the record press and Adele’s new album 21 has already clocked up two negative reviews courtesy of Andy Gill of the The Independent and Kitty Empire in the Guardian. Bernadette McNulty of the … Continue reading
15 – A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but a wife by any other name would be less owned!
What’s in a name? 15/350 Eva Wiseman wrote in the Observer Magazine today “Why getting hitched is no reason to ditch your surname – unless you want to of course”. She asked “Why do young women, who enter marriage as … Continue reading
14/351 I hate fashion magazines in January. With mags always working a month ahead, all of January’s content revolves around February’s events… and the only thing of any interest to the fashion loving reader in February is apparently Valentine’s Day. … Continue reading