Cartoon by Owen Devine. Check out more of Owen’s work at his website, Devine Comedy.
Michael Smith gives us a student’s eye view of a music festival that has become a Southsea institution. I have four objectives today. The first is to see Honeyblood, a female duo of guitar and drums specialising [… read more ]
Rosy Moorhead talks to Mark Thomas about his new show, Bravo Figaro, which played at Fareham’s Ashcroft Arts Centre on 24th January 2015. Mark Thomas’ dad was a difficult man. A ‘grumpy bastard’ is actually [… read more ]
Poet Maggie Sawkins talks to Recovery Broker Leigh Tora Westmore about substance use, New Psychoactive Substances and Portsmouth’s Recovery Community. What got you interested in New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)? I started with cannabis and sniffing [… read more ]
Tom Sykes has compiled quotes about Portsmouth that date back over two centuries. Some are complimentary, others not so much. ‘Portsmouth … is one of the world’s most astonishing natural harbours, rivalling even Valletta in [… read more ]
Sam Ward walks us through the growing trend of the Southsea Hipster with a critical eye, questioning whether this a movement with the potential to benefit the whole city. Hipsters have that rare accolade of [… read more ]
Barney Arathoon At any time of day you will find at least seven fixed-gear bicycles parked outside the Belle Isle. The owners of these bikes will be inside, Red Stripe lager or some exotic, micro-brewed, fruity [… read more ]