IT’S not very often, one can safely assume, that ghost-hunting geeks get compared to rock gods.
So former Diary star David Clarke was delighted with a recent review of one of his talks.
The 48-year-old, who appeared on this page while researching the tale of a 19th century woman supposedly scared to death in Campo Lane, was giving a presentation on his work at a convention of the unexplained in London.
“He has a lovely Jarvis-like lilt,” wrote one online reviewer afterwards.
I thought it was more Sean Bean myself but either way...
TO another former Diary star – one, it should perhaps be said, who doesn’t sound like Sean Bean.
Michelle Mason - she’s the Sheffield-born, London-based designer who created a range of Park Hill bags earlier this year - has come up with another Steel City inspired range.
Iconic landmarks including the Winter Garden, City Hall, Town Hall and, um, The Wicker, will appear on the 47-year-old’s new bags and cushions, pictured.
The collection goes on sale at the Millennium Gallery this week.
That’s your nana’s present sorted, then.
NICE to see Warp Films – one of the groups taking part in today’s featured Pub Scrawl, incidentally – showcasing their home city.
The Sheffield-based co-producers of Channel 4’s new This Is England 88 series used Gleadless Valley, Lowedges and Woodhouse as a backdrop to several scenes.
It’s still available on 4OD.com if you missed the three-part drama. Recommended viewing – and not just because you might see where you live.
AND, finally, thanks to today’s main Diary star Lord Bunn for redesigning, for one day only, the page’s masthead.