Weekly Fumes: Kerbside Violet by Lush


Lush’s Kerbside Violet is a feisty, urban floral.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Vol. I: The Histories – Review


Scott McMullon reviews a rare look into the history of The Elder Scrolls realm of Skyrim, in this unique collection of art and in game literature.

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Poems for Your Fridge: Glass Slipper by Eoghan Lyng


Eoghan Lyng gives an unusual reimagining of the Cinderella story.

Celebrity Big Brother 16: UK vs USA – Initial Impressions


Barry Quinn isn’t impressed with the latest batch of housemates in Celebrity Big Brother.

When Vada met Ian McKellen


Bryony Bates chats to Sir Ian McKellen about pride, devotion and coming out.



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    Melbourne Calling: My Australian Art Adventure

    Artist Jamie Clayborough writes about his journey through Melbourne and its effect on his own creativity.

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    Georgia – Georgia – Album review

    Georgia’s debut is one you should hear – bursting with cohesive and surprising genres.

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    Transcript: A report from Manchester Pride’s Superbia

    Scott Balf headed to Superbia’s Transcript event to discuss LGBT representation on TV and Corrie’s promised Anal Week (sort of…).

    Adam Prince discusses the fight for community involvement in development of Manchester’s Gay Village.

    Take part in the #ShowUsYourPride @RBEHotels competition and you can win an overnight stay with dinner and champagne!

    In anticipation of the debut of Symphony, Reggie catches up with Raymond Yiu.

    Barry Quinn brings you the latest tracks from Psychmagik, ‘Mink & Shoes’, and Chris Brown & Benny Benassi, ‘Paradise’.

    Qwerk moves to the home of Cha Cha Boudoir and Aftershock at Sub 101, Manchester. We speak to founders Faye and Mike.

    Whip up this tasty organic chilli recipe from Vada’s new resident chef, The Alchemist.

    Mx Justin Vivian Bond’s new scent for Etat Libre d’Orange is opulent, robust and refined.

    We kick off our new column, Poems for Your Fridge, with a meditation on desire and gender.

    Check out the hot new video from Theo Bard: ‘Never Alone’.