History

A Cleaner’s Diary Part II

In this second excerpt from his book Read Rees, Gareth Rees relates the daily challenges of cleaning out HM Naval Base, Portsmouth. Having written a letter to protest ‘village fascism masquerading as robust management’, Gareth is dreading [… read more ]

History

View From a Hill

In this intriguing work of psychogeography, Christine Lawrence explores both the historical significance of Portsdown Hill and its personal meaning to her life. One of my favourite places in Portsmouth is not actually in the city [… read more ]