TEA STORIES: JAPAN – COMPETITION TIME!

Simply follow us on Twitter @TheJournalix and retweet our pinned competition tweet… And you can win a copy of this new picture book Tea Stories: Japan! 🚨 #COMPETITION TIME 🚨 Simply follow & retweet to be in with a chance to #win this gorgeous picture book Tea Stories: Japan by Ausra Burg Continue reading TEA STORIES: JAPAN – COMPETITION TIME!

INTERACTIVE 80’s GAME: NEW BOOK

Pritthijit Datta’s ‘Interactive 80’s Game’ contains fun & games, trivia facts and insights into the best decade that ever was. From the themes that defined it to the games people played, the volume will help anyone take a trip back in time and plan many evenings of nostalgia steeped in Continue reading INTERACTIVE 80’s GAME: NEW BOOK

BOOKS PLAYLIST

SONGS INSPIRED BY BOOKS PLAYLIST If you are a regular visitor to TheJournalix.com you will know we specialise in movies, music, video games and… books! So how about a books playlist? Admittedly, some of us round ‘ere like the idea of reading rather than actually doing it. The idea includes Continue reading BOOKS PLAYLIST

ON YOUR DOORSTEP MCR

On Your Doorstep Mcr – One small step for MANC! ON YOUR DOORSTEP MCR Lockdown was tough; routines as we knew them were forced to change and the familiarity of life as everyone knew it became unrecognisable. When Natalie and Michelle, two long-time friends, music enthusiasts, and mums from Manchester, Continue reading ON YOUR DOORSTEP MCR

NILE RODGERS WINS KENDAL CALLING

Nile Rodgers and CHIC were the highlight of Kendal Calling, according to new research from Ibis Hotels. NILE RODGERS WINS KENDAL CALLING The hotel chain analysed Twitter conversation throughout the weekend, and found that 95.6% of tweets shared about Nile Rodgers were positive, making him the most popular headliner of the Continue reading NILE RODGERS WINS KENDAL CALLING

ANDY CAPP – THE INTERVIEW

We’ve had the pleasure of speaking to Sean Garnett, writer of Andy Capp! In our world exclusive interview, he talks about how it was taking over from it’s creator Reg Smythe, a change in social attitudes towards comedy since the 1970s and how a legendary Mancunian could play a live-action Continue reading ANDY CAPP – THE INTERVIEW

SAFELY ENDANGERED: THE INTERVIEW

One of the highlights of MCM Manchester this year was meeting the wonderfully talented Chris McCoy, the man behind the quite brilliant comic strip Safely Endangered. If you follow us on Twitter or Instagram you’ll know this from our #SaturdayStrip feature – and he’s a very nice chap too. Alix Continue reading SAFELY ENDANGERED: THE INTERVIEW

STEVE BAYLEY: THE INTERVIEW

A couple of years ago we felt the need to tweet a song from The Open, an indie band with a Liverpudlian-sound. Curiously a band none of us had ever seen play live but we all adored the only 2 albums they had released; debut The Silent Hours in 2004 Continue reading STEVE BAYLEY: THE INTERVIEW

FREE GIFs!

We spend a lot of our time over on Twitter, and over the years we’ve used plenty of free GIFs to help decorate our tweets – and now we’re in the business of making them! From David Bowie to Doves, we tweet music playlists almost every day so most of Continue reading FREE GIFs!

JOIN US

Since hitting the 10k mark for followers on Twitter we decided to show off a bit because believe it or not we have some rather cool famous followers included in that. The kind with a blue tick next to their name. It makes for a not too shabby list and Continue reading JOIN US