After his popular Election ’17 Specials – check out Part I, Part II and Part III – Jack Caramac returns with some post-election responses to the media, and to our political leaders, at home and abroad. Don’t miss the first part of this series from last week. All images by Jack Caramac.
Interactive artist and Portsmouth University lecturer Simone Gumtau visits Cuba and explores the relationship between dancing and politics in that culture. ‘Cuba – Breathtakingly beautiful. Raw. Emotional. Challenges the senses and intellect. Addictive, thought provoking and life changing.’ Julia Cooke As I whiz through Havana, I observe droves of duty-bound German couples in their practical clothing. Tourist
What challenges do digital media pose to journalists and activists seeking the truth? What is the truth anyway and does anyone still care about it? Self-proclaimed ‘Facebook firebrand’ Troll-Eye Spam tries – and rather fails – to answer these questions and others. Oi oi web-els and wiki-lutionaries, meme-preachers and malware-contents, I’m here to tell you
Claire Udy is the first ever LGBT Officer for Portsmouth Labour. She’s sought to help with Portsmouth Pride but she hit a snag this year as it isn’t happening. However, as we are in the middle of Pride Week worldwide, Claire uncovers a new and exciting series of fringe events that have appeared almost overnight
After his popular Election ’17 Specials – check out Part I, Part II and Part III – Jack Caramac returns with some post-election responses to the media, and to our political leaders, at home and abroad.
Local writer and commentator Matt Wingett captured many S&C readers’ attention when he changed his mind about tactically voting for the Liberal Democrats in Portsmouth South and voted Labour. Here he outlines just some of the lies and distortions in the media during the election campaign that helped change his mind. During the election campaign,
Portsmouth’s very first Holmes Fest is coming up on 28th June, celebrating the world’s most famous consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes, his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, and their relationship to the city. Holmes Fest host and local writer, Matt Wingett, reports. Wednesday 28th June sees the very first Holmes Fest to be held in the town where
Many Conservatives are concerned about their parliamentary party’s new deal with a hard right-wing, terrorism-linked outfit from Northern Ireland. Not so our regular pundit Sir Eugene Nicks, QC, KBE. Good Lord that election was a close shave, wasn’t it? We almost had for PM that buffoon who looks like he’s just staggered out of a
It’s easy to forget that Portsmouth isn’t just Southsea, that hidden gems are scattered across the entire island and not only down by the sea. Food critic Emily Priest goes off the beaten track and finds a little-known chocolate paradise. Tucked away in a street in Hilsea is a little chocolate studio. You may not
The University of Portsmouth is opening the doors to its Special Collections in a unique and free community event to celebrate the University’s 25th birthday. The University of Portsmouth Library is hosting a free event on Tuesday 25th July for anyone in the local area interested in learning about our special collections. These collections include the