Welcome to The Lancashire Loominary website. It’s new, although its origins are very old. James Taylor Staton edited a magazine in the 1850s and 1860s, at various times called ‘Th’Bowtun Loominary’ or ‘Lankishire Loominary’ often with added extras such as ‘Tumfowt Telegraph’. It was an early example of radical, alternative journalism – and most of it was in dialect.
Over the next few weeks I’ll be adding new stuff to it – particularly about my forthcoming novel The Works, which is now available. See ‘Publications’.
My occasional blog The Northern Weekly Salvo, can be read here, along with numerous other things: www.paulsalveson.org.uk
The current issue is here: http://www.paulsalveson.org.uk/2020/03/18/northern-weekly-salvo-278/