Happy first birthday to thisisUll.com,
launched 1st August 2003.
Thank you to all the people who have sent in fantastic work and contributed part of their
lives to making it a success from love not money, as we have ourselves.
The website is read by over 70 countries and 30,000 people each month.
It's never dull in 'Ull.
Mo and Cilla.
NightClub Listing -
Thu 26th Aug - Young Heart Attack, The Bonnitts and Clever Brains Fryin' At Sweet N Sour The Welly
Young Heart Attack - A heady fusion of deliriously filthy Southern State blues
and good old-fashioned rawk'n'roll, Young Heart Attack are a rowdy six-piece
from Texas whose singer Jennifer Stephens is the proud owner of an astonishingly
sexually-charged voice that bridges the gap between Janis JoplinRead more...
Coming Up - Wednesday 25th August - Moving Pictures Presentation and Debate
Hull Time Based Arts - Heiner Holtappels & Steven Ball
This months Critical Platform looks at the development of video art
from its origins in performance art and in the idea of the television as object.
The speakers will look at the visual language that emerged and the influence
of digital media on the possibilities of the medium.
At Hull School of Media Technologies (Lincoln Uni, George St Campus, Hull). 6 - 8pm FREE.
Articles - Quit Your Job For A Healthier Mind and Body By Andy Dykes
Before I begin, I would just like to take this opportunity to say that this isn't intended to be some anarchic rant about how we should all escape the rat race, subverting and thus bringing about the downfall of the evil that is the capitalist system under which we all live, but don't all prosper.
Articles - Selling an Engine By Joe Hakim
So I'm at my mate's house. It's my night off, and he's just finished work, so I go there for something to do. Do something other than my girlfriend for a change.
My mate and I sit and smoke a couple of joints and listen to really old-school rap like NWA and Public Enemy.
We talk about the
Single Reviews -
The Beastie Boys, Death Cab For Cutie and The Departure By Steve Rudd
After all these years, The Beastie Boys are still making amazing music, here
presenting the second single of 2004 from their To The 5 Boroughs album.
These Manhattan-obsessed guys have long been respected for their refreshing fusion of
rap, hip-hop and dance elements, and if
Articles - Things To Do Before You're 30 Part 5 By Sarah Tomlinson
How many jobs do you go through before actually finding your cause?
I've only had a few jobs; 2 to be quite honest. Been offered another, but didn't
accept it, god knows why (wish he'd tell me).
I always have some weird ideas, like a few months back it was to start a
Coming Up - Multiple Injuries Gig Dates
Thursday 19th August Lady Le Gros - Beverley - 7:30pm - £2 entry.
With Antitrust, Captain Pleasure and This Day
Thursday 26thth August Adelphi - Hull - 7:30pm - £2 entry.
With Face of Scars + one more band tbc.
Also playing days of thunder in Rockingham on Sun 5th Sep
Community Media - Coming Up - Sunday 22nd August - Friends of Cropton Park Family Fun Day By Rich Mills
On the Sunday 22nd August there will be a Family Fun Day on Cropton Park, Bricknell Estate.
The day will start at 1:00pm and finish at 4:30pm.
The current Lord Mayor John Fareham will be in attendance.
During the day there will be various event and activities for people to get involved with.
These include tombola
Reviews, Films - Catwoman UK Movie Premiere at Leicester Square, London Tuesday 3rd August By Steve Rudd
Ok, close your eyes, listen carefully and think hard. Where on earth can you see - and potentially -
meet the likes of Halle Berry, Sharon Stone, Benjamin Bratt, Will Smith and David Hasselhoff
(no, seriously!) in the space of just two days?
I'll give you a clue if you haven't sussed it out already and
Music Reviews - The Noise Hits Hull - 106FM By Sarah Carter
Whilst stuck at traffic lights in Witham ( Hull ) I heard a wonderful sound. No, not Dale Winton
announcing my lottery numbers but something almost as good. Rock music in Hull !!!.
I pinched myself and it hurt. I then saw a poster on the old pub on
Food Reviews - Relax coffee shop, Newland Avenue
Picture an over-sized sitting room complete with potted palms and large comfy leather sofas,
music to listen to, daily newspapers to read, or enjoy a game of chess, scrabble or cards..
Sitting on your own or meeting up with friends
Music Reviews - Yo-Yo presents Pete Docherty and The Paddingtons At The Welly - Sat 14th Aug By Steve Rudd
The Welly Club (about a mile away from the train station and down Beverley Road,
for those who might not know) is fast becoming the hottest venue in the city
in which to check out quality bands, both old and new.
Tonight's almost instantaneously SOLD-OUT gig was
NightClub Listing -
Sweet N Sour - Thursday 19th August - The 5678s, The Morphines and 59 Violets - The Welly
The 5678s - Woo-hoo, woo-hoo-hoo! Yes, the 5678s are THAT Japanese girl group,
who provided the insanely addictive rockabilly soundtrack to both Kill Bill and
Euro 2004! Glamorous, slightly mad and with a wide-eyed enthusiasm that makes
two-and-a-bit chord rock'n'roll sound like the coolest thing in
Articles - Yorkshire at Heart By Jackie
The Yorkshire Posts website - www.yorkshireposts.com - was launched on Yorkshire Day, 1999. It was created by and for Yorkshire expats throughout the world. At that time, there were plenty of websites for British people living overseas but, being Yorkshire, we decided we should have our very own site!
The basis of the site is a discussion
Reviews, Books - Roads by Larry McMurtry By Steve Rudd
Better known for his novel writing than his travel writing, Texan man McMurtry's
most famous works include the epic Western story of Lonesome Dove,
and the tear-jerking Terms Of Endearment and The Evening Star.
For much of his life he's been a keen collector of books