The secular saint of Fuencarrasco

Made by Muslims, captured by Christians, haunted by Historians, the village of Fuencarrasco was of strategic importance for a single moment in the 11th century, before being left to storks and vultures when the war between Catholics and Moors moved … Continue reading The secular saint of Fuencarrasco

Child of the North – from 2015

The contrast between the place she grew up in and Ruth Copeland’s musical career could not be greater. But the incredible story that took a young woman from a college band and a temp job in Consett Iron Company’s Despatch department to playing with some of the greatest musicians, producers and songwriters at the height of their powers in the home of Motown is an incredible tale of talent, struggle, pain and a few moments of brilliance. Continue reading Child of the North – from 2015