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.
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- RT @BlankMedia: And submissions for the #equals publication are welcome from illustrators/essayists/photographers/poets/writers http://t.co… 18 hours ago
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- Ah people who complain about the "PC Brigade" really do tend to be #sexist and/or #racist #bigots time to #unfriend 18 hours 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: May 2011
114/251 Search for a picture of unouomedude (pronounced you know you owe me dude) and you will find an array of images of a guy in retro specks and an oversized hip-hop cap. In every instance some sort of hazy … Continue reading
113/252 Seeing as though this month’s fash mags are full of outfits and styles I actually find rather cool, I am left with no alternative but to head elsewhere for my read and rant desires. This sick need, like that … Continue reading
112/253 Freshly disappointed from a cruel outbid on ebay, and having had my monthly vintage fires stoked at May’s Vintage Village (that sounds so wrong) I awake this morning full of vim, vigour and vimto, in other words, enthusiasm to … Continue reading
111/254 Freshly spoilt from the luxury of vintage market shopping on Sunday I began today to feel the pangs of vintage withdrawal. Having worn, for the third day running, my beautiful £10 vintage dress (hygiene is nothing, style is everything), … Continue reading
110/255 This morning’s generous tweet was provided by Lauren Laverne who tweeted eagerly about Daughter and her stirring songs. Spending the earlier parts of the year writing her EP with her boyfriend, Elena Tonra has now released His Young Heart … Continue reading
109/256 Every second Sunday of the month Stockport’s Vintage Village sets up shop in the fantastically sun spilled old market hall. I have written about it before, and love it dearly, yet unfortunately, due to Campervan distractions, missed last month’s. … Continue reading
108/257 When I reviewed the Helplessness Blues single before the release of the same titled album, I quoted Alan Corr who said that the harmonising ones make “music as multi-layered as a forest floor and as textured as ancient bark”. … Continue reading
107/258 As anyone who know me knows (I wonder how many times I say and write that sentence, maybe they don’t bloody well know, maybe they are too blummin bored to take notice), I am fond of buying the odd … Continue reading