Josie Long at The Nook

January 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

JOSIE Long is stepping up. The material she is touring with now is political, she’s speaking out against the cuts and talking about her activism. She started out [...]


January 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

My eldest son said I should read it, my other half said I should read it, Steven Spielberg seemed to be suggesting I should read it, so I read Warhorse. It’s all right [...]

Cheetah has died

December 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

One of the chimps used in the Tarzan movies has died aged 80 in Florida.  A couple of months ago I read the autobiography of Cheetah. It’s a funny and surprisingly [...]

Flat Earth News, hmmm

October 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

Every newspaper office has its Prophet of Doom – at least one – and they are not the person you want to get stuck with at the water cooler/smoking area. Nothing is ever [...]

The Fishmarket

April 4, 2008 // 0 Comments

It’s been a long time since our town’s Fishmarket smelled of fish. When the market closed down it was colonised by a bunch of creatives who turned it into an arts [...]