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
You will find this global street food restaurant and bar on Osbourne Road, and as the name suggests, Two Doors down from its counterpart 6oz Burgers. It's a small place but has made a huge impression on Portsmouth as, whenever I pass, it is normally always busy. I have tried booking online countless times on … Continue reading The Southsea Food Tour – Two Doors Down
I have passed The Harbour Coffee Shop countless times on my trips to Commerical Road, but I am shocked that it was only this week I paid it a visit. The cafe, which was once the Music Room, is easily drowned out by fast food shops such as Subway, Burger King and McDonald's. This is … Continue reading The Southsea Food Tour – The Harbour Coffee Shop
The World Health Organization reports that an estimated 800,000 people commit suicide every year. That's one person every 40 seconds. Research indicates that for each person who died of suicide, at least 20 others have attempted it. I am one of these people. On the 9th October, I took an overdose of pills and if … Continue reading Why I Told Facebook I Attempted Suicide
Recently, I have been in need of flavour and colour to brighten up my dreary winter days but what? Portsmouth is bustling with great choices for food and no matter where I look there is always a new place to tempt me. But, with how bitter the weather has been, I needed something special to … Continue reading The Southsea Food Tour – The Fisherman’s Kitchen
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?