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Sting’s 57th & 9th: Still Singing About the North

Despite being originally disappointed, I have really enjoyed listening to Sting’s new album over the last few days. Although understandably lauded as his first venture into out and out rock music in over a decade, it was gratifying to see … Continue reading

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Magnetic North: Sting, Place and Identity

Although I am currently in the midst of loads of marking – when the dust settles I will be spending some time during the summer finishing off the initial draft of my Sting book – currently called ‘Magnetic North: Sting, … Continue reading

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  I was back in Newcastle for one of Sting’s three The Last Ship shows, at The Sage in Gateshead last weekend. As I am in the closing stages of my book on Sting, it provided the perfect setting – … Continue reading

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Well – its been a very long time since my last blog. Moving house got the better of me – so had no choice but to give in to the pressures 🙂 Anyway, I have just given a presentation at … Continue reading

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