Portsmouth visual satirist and S&C regular Mike Gumbrell creates a new take on an old classic with a board game based on Portsmouth Politics, Portsmouthonopoly.
Portsmouth-based writer and activist Paige Tabone is worried about the depictions of disabled people in some of our best-loved movies. Film and TV play an important role in shaping the thoughts, feelings and attitudes that [… read more ]
Portsmouth teacher and historian Dr Dave Allen considers forty years of changes in the education system in light of the current debate about the return of grammar schools. Imagine you’re at a social event, one [… read more ]
‘Your Big Health Conversation’ seeks to engage Portsmouth residents about the 5 year plan for Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Services, as set out in the controversial Sustainable Transformation Plan, or STP. Here a [… read more ]
S&C satirists Mike Gumbrell and Matt Wingett take aim at Donald Trump and Steve Bannon, two of the world’s most powerful men, if not two of the world’s most pleasant.
In the spirit of boosting the ‘special relationship’, Sir Eugene Nicks KBE of the All-Portsmouth Conservative, Regressive and Imperial Association (established 1799), celebrates the similarities between the leader of Portsmouth City Council and the new [… read more ]
Sue Roome recounts a very personal – and timely – story of illness, old age and confusion. Dad sat listless in the armchair. His left side drooped as if all of his bones had been removed. [… read more ]
‘Ours is a useful trade, a worthy calling. With all its lightness and frivolity, it has one serious purpose, one aim, one speciality, and it is constant to it: the deriding of shams, the exposure [… read more ]