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 ]

Culture

Why I Left The Galleon

Kinnan Zaloom recently stepped down as an editor of The Galleon, Portsmouth University’s student newspaper. In this provocative and revealing op-ed, he recalls the troubling events that led him to his decision. I’ve always hated [… read more ]

Politics

Arts in Schools

Veteran educator Dr Dave Allen recalls the thrilling moment when he introduced the radical new discipline of media studies to his Portsmouth school – and the rearguard action against it. Almost exactly thirty years ago, as Easter [… read more ]