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Issue 101 August 2016

We’re still buzzing from the reception our 100th issue received across town. It was a real pleasure to put the extra special mag together, especially on a month when we would usually be online-only. Here’s to 100 more (at least).

This month we reside online before coming back to the physical world in September. Some great pieces from the likes of Paul Graham Raven (review of British Bouldering Championhsips), Alice Kirby (Crip), Jane Watkinson (AFC Unity) and Andrew Wood (Bradfield, a contender for his strangest article yet).

We’re also got a solid interview with hip hop duo Blackalicious by our friends at Groovement over the Pennines, and plenty of Tramlines reviews, in case you missed the action or want to reflect on the good and the bad.

See you next month.

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This month's articles

Marching Orders: Trade After Brexit

The British electorate has called for Brexit and the President of the European Commission, Jean- Claude Juncker, has given the United Kingdo…

The British electorate has called for Brexit and the President of the European Commission, Jean- Claude Juncker, has given the United Kingdo

Crip: A Story of Reclamation

Crip is bold, rebellious and unapologetic. Crip has sass and attitude. Crip is a movement that has emerged from the disability community act…

Crip is bold, rebellious and unapologetic. Crip has sass and attitude. Crip is a movement that has emerged from the disability community act

Bouldering: British National Bouldering Championships

Bouldering might just be the biggest sport you've never heard of. As the name implies, it's a form of climbing that requires no ropes or ha…

Bouldering might just be the biggest sport you've never heard of.

As the name implies, it's a form of climbing that requires no ropes or ha

Bradfield: The Truth

A small girl, no older than six, had been sitting all alone for at least an hour, right in the centre of the cricket pitch at Low Bradfield.…

A small girl, no older than six, had been sitting all alone for at least an hour, right in the centre of the cricket pitch at Low Bradfield.

Sound "It’s got leather seats, and a CD player, player, player..."

The best place to listen to music is in a car. Apart from maybe live, if the band is good and no one is spilling beer over you, and some jer…

The best place to listen to music is in a car. Apart from maybe live, if the band is good and no one is spilling beer over you, and some jer

Filmreel Migration Matters: Positives & Negatives

Doc/Fest showcased many films as well as VR installations about refugees, while Sheffield’s Migration Matters Festival included films as p…


Doc/Fest showcased many films as well as VR installations about refugees, while Sheffield’s Migration Matters Festival included films as p

Localcheck NHS SOS

Last month I awoke in hospital, dazed and staring at a calendar which seemed to show 1 April. But this was no joke. I'd crashed off my bicy…

Last month I awoke in hospital, dazed and staring at a calendar which seemed to show 1 April. 
But this was no joke. I'd crashed off my bicy

AFC Unity: AFC Unity's Campaign for Social Change

Food poverty is an issue in Britain today. It affects people right here in our own city, and the statistics are shocking. In 2010, there we…

Food poverty is an issue in Britain today. It affects people right here in our own city, and the statistics are shocking.

In 2010, there we

Coloquix: This Month's Featured Artist

Coloquix's work has been popping up all over Sheffield for a couple of years now, our first experience of it being the stunning design on th…

Coloquix's work has been popping up all over Sheffield for a couple of years now, our first experience of it being the stunning design on th

Turkish

Recipe by Lokanta Known as girit ezmesi, this wonderful spread is a classic meze dish which Faruk and I first tasted in Istanbul. It combi…

 Recipe by Lokanta

Known as girit ezmesi, this wonderful spread is a classic meze dish which Faruk and I first tasted in Istanbul. It combi

Sad Facts Useless Knowledge For Shivering Teens

In a recent retrospective, it has emerged that Sheffield's Cholera monument, designed by architect M E Hadfield, was built using actual cho…

 In a recent retrospective, it has emerged that Sheffield's Cholera monument, designed by architect M E Hadfield, was built using actual cho

Tramlines / Nachthexen / Pretty Pretty Good / Beat-Herder

2 July Audacious Art Experiment Nachthexen are drunk. “Really drunk,” they giggle. Wearing neon yellow bob wigs to match the colour of their…

2 July
Audacious Art Experiment
Nachthexen are drunk. “Really drunk,” they giggle. Wearing neon yellow bob wigs to match the colour of their