Proud and Wanting More – The Mudlarks Cruel Britannia Album Review

Portsmouth, as a city, has always been brimming with lyrical talent. With local festivals such as Icebreaker, Southsea Fest and Victorious, you don’t need to look hard to find an eclectic mix of gifted musicians. From acoustic covers to psychedelic rock bands, Pompey seems to have it all and, like snowflakes, no two bands are … Read moreProud and Wanting More – The Mudlarks Cruel Britannia Album Review

The Perfect Summer Companion – The Very Best of Newton Faulkner…So Far Album Review

When I first heard Newton Faulkner, I was still in school and had just bought the new Now That’s What I Call Music C-D. I remember it was summer and I played Dream Catch Me on repeat. It was, and still is, a beautiful song and filled me with this brimming sense of hope. Listening … Read moreThe Perfect Summer Companion – The Very Best of Newton Faulkner…So Far Album Review

Poem – Ode to The Boy I Lived With

When we started, we loved like fireworks – vibrant and spontaneous beautiful perhaps – but it died quickly, fizzled out in moments to leave darkness and coldness behind. And a want for more to happen knowing nothing would. Yet we waited and waited, for months upon months, and tried to make colour from the night … Read morePoem – Ode to The Boy I Lived With

The Last Stop – The End of The Southsea Food Tour

After a month-long hiatus, I have decided to end my food review series ‘The Southsea Food Tour’. Last March, I began writing honest and in-depth food reviews. I wanted to celebrate Portsmouth in a new light and to make a name for myself in the city. Since then, I have written over 40 reviews (almost … Read moreThe Last Stop – The End of The Southsea Food Tour