Oliver Timberlake, writer, reveals his personal experience of being working-class at the University of Portsmouth. Since the 1980s, there’s been a dominant narrative about how class in Britain no longer really matters. For Margaret Thatcher, [… read more ]
Councillor Claire Udy shares why International Women’s Day is important to her, and why we should all celebrate and support women, every day. I have always been politically inclined. From the moment I sat in [… read more ]
To celebrate the arrival of 2018, we’re looking back this week at the most popular 10 articles published on S&C in 2017. From tactical voting to therapy with horses, from the right to protest to [… read more ]
After last year’s referendum and the recent election result, there has been plenty of speculation about a ‘nation divided’. Local resident and S&C contributor Rosy Bremer fears we may be far beyond division, and already in [… read more ]
Local resident Mike Gumbrell turns his satirical eye to recent headlines, including Portsmouth City Council’s investment decisions, Solent devolution and of course, last week’s Donna Donald Trump election victory.
Citadel of crows: dagger-beaked above the motorcycles ranked out front of Mick’s monster burger van. Hop. Skip. Peck up what’s left over; their bare-faced opportunism rising and landing between the wheels. This ridge is [… read more ]
By Donna Jones. There’s pounds here in these curved yachts, In these block penthouses; Italian leather bags cupping keys, crafted wallets and lip gloss; Crisp suits, crinkle linen and boating shoes that know they [… read more ]