Brighton Central and Hove District Woodcraft Folk... →
Another Summer, another Woodcraft camp. We had a fantastic time at Hindleap Warren. Ten-ten til we do it again.
"Blindness" by José Saramago →
Winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature. A city is hit by an epidemic of ‘white blindness.’ The blindness spreads, sparing no one. Authorities initially confine the blind to a vacant mental hospital secured by armed guards. What did the HBG make of it? Hove Book Group delivers its verdict on ”Blindness” by José Saramago. The follow up is called...
George Orwell "Coming Up For Air" →
My preoccupation with British literature set in the immediate pre-WW2 era and in, or around, London continues. I recently read Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton and that kick started a whole fascination with English literature set in or around London c1939. In addition to Hangover Square, particular recent highlights include… London Belongs to Me The Slaves of Solitude Of Love And...
A new World Of Joy mix for your listening pleasure →
Back by popular demand. Another eclectic World Of Joy mix featuring the usual musical mayhem, and - as ever - featuring effects, remixes, samples, film dialogue etc. Yes Sir we can boogie, and not only that this time out we’re “Talking Trash With The World Of Joy”. You can listen online at Mixcloud by clicking here. You can download your own copy to play on your MP3 player,...
Nova Festival Of Arts & Music, 5th-8th July 2012,... →
Nova Festival Of Arts & Music, 5th-8th July 2012, Bignor Park, Pulborough, West Sussex - a review… According to the organisers before the festival…. “On arriving, a short stroll through a leafy copse will take you from the car park to the camping area - a peaceful undulating meadow nestling at the foot of the South Downs. Once you’ve pitched your tent on the Thursday, a...