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A Magazine for Sheffield


The Imaginary Crane

Did I imagine a huge mechanical beast in the city centre? Did it just come out at night – or was it still beavering away in a parallel city I couldn’t normally see?

The Unravelling Fantasia of Miss H.

In 1837, Mary Frances Heaton from Doncaster challenged a vicar over an unpaid debt. She was declared insane and incarcerated in an asylum in Wakefield for the rest of her life. She told her story through embroidery.