Julia McGee-Russell Author

Hitting the wrong notes: the decline of music in schools

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Two of our writers offer their opinion on the decline of music education...

Review: Biscuit Factory’s Autumn Exhibition

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With a name like the Biscuit Factory, you might expect this gallery to be industrial and stuck in the past, or entirely too focused on confectionary. But this warm and modern...

Travel insurance: is it worth?

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How bad can it be letting travel insurance slide? ...

Random Review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Murder Ballads

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  This week’s album was randomly selected from a list of the ‘Top 10 Halloween Albums’, keeping in with the Halloween spirit of this week’s spread. An album about...

Best Open Mics in Newcastle

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Charlotte Boulton, music editor, and Julia McGee-Russell, arts editor, give you the run down of the best open mics Newcastle has to offer...

Desert Island Books: Lecturer edition

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We ask our favourite lecturers what book changed their life, what novels get them nostalgic or what polotical journals get their blood boiling , and why they had such an effect on...

Mother, by Julia McGee-Russell

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Julia McGee-Russell's poem about and photo of her mother....

Snaps from South America

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Review: Black Men Walking

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Julia McGee-Russell shared her thoughts on Eclipse Theatre Company's 'Black Men Walking'. ...

PHOTOBOX: Galentine’s Day

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Julia McGee-Russell comments on the importance of love, friendship, and loving your friends....