A year ago, I was sitting at my computer trawling through reviews and articles, tourist guides and websites that were all about Pompey. Of course, they mentioned the Historic Dockyard, the football club, seafront and Spinnaker Tower but they rarely talked about food. The ones that did, seemed more like press releases than actual reviews … Continue reading The Southsea Food Tour – 2018’s Top 10
Before it was Southsea Village, 81 Palmerston Road used to be Owen’s. I never went in there myself but, from what I heard, it was the kind of place where you would stick to the floor and if there wasn’t a fight then something was seriously wrong. It was rough and ready and always seemed … Continue reading The Southsea Food Tour – Southsea Village
Writer's HQ (WHQ) are the new kids on the writing block in Portsmouth and last Saturday they made their mark with their first writers' retreat in the city. WHQ have been running for over 5 years now and was started by Sarah Lewis as a way to escape her screaming children and crack on with her writing. She … Continue reading Portsmouth’s New Writing Retreat: Fruitful or Fruitless?