As part of their Fashion in Motion season at the Victoria and Albert museum, they offered the opportunity to members of the public to have the chance to view a catwalk show which celebrated 25 years of the designer Jenny Packham’s career. Somehow I managed to get hold of one of the free tickets to … More Jenny Packham at the V&A
In the city of Exeter you may have heard whispers of a Magic Carpet. Although it is unlikely that you will come across Aladdin on Exeter’s Magic Carpet, what you will come across are some rather intriguing and interesting projects run by a local arts charity. Magic Carpet is Exeter’s local arts-for-health charity and they … More Are you prepared for a mystical arts adventure on Exeter’s Magic Carpet?
As mentioned in a previous blog post, I have begun to start writing for the music webzine Crash Doubt. Here is a link to the first interview I did for them: http://www.crashdoubt.co.uk/2013/07/feature-crash-doubt-chat-broadway-calls/ I must confess, I did not know a huge amount about the band before I was given the opportunity of an interview but … More Broadway Calls Interview
What do you get if you combine a gazebo, old curtains and a telescope lens?… A DIY space ship? Or maybe an observatory? Well…what if I told you it creates a walk-in camera obscura! The photographer Sam White has recently been fascinating the general public up and down the South West with his hand-built camera … More Through The Pinhole – The art of camera obscura with photographer Sam White
Although I have written quite a lot for The Exeter Daily, I also continued with writing for sideonetrackone and should have some blog posts on the way from the work I have done with the zine in the near future. In the meantime, here is an interview I did with The Skints when I saw … More The Skints – Interview
I was lucky enough to get a ticket to see the sold out performance for Johnny Marr and whilst there I also decided to take the opportunity to write a review about it! Johnny Marr, most famously known as the lead guitarist in The Smiths performed a sold-out warm up show at Exeter’s Phoenix yesterday … More Magnificent Marr performs at Phoenix
This is another news story I did for The Plymouth Daily, it was even published as the main news story on the site for that day! The final of Plymouth’s ‘Your Hired!’ will take place today and tomorrow in the Roland Levinsky Building at the University of Plymouth. The concept of ‘Your Hired!’ is to … More You’re Hired! -In search of Plymouth’s Most Employable 17 year old.
Although I was primarily working for The Exeter Daily, I was also given the opportunity to publish on the Plymouth Daily and this was one of the news stories I published on the site. A house with enviable views across the English Riviera is up for grabs at the outstandingly low price of £25,000. However, … More £25,000 for a house with a sea view – too good to be true?
Although Glastonbury has now finished, I thought I would post this article up as this was one of the first news stories I had to write for The Exeter Daily, I did do a few more news stories but I will not post them all on my blog as the news will be a bit … More Wellies at the Ready! – Glastonbury Festival
The quiet and peaceful grounds of Killerton House were transformed into a rocking retro feast on 22 and 23 June. Despite the less than cheerful weather over the weekend there were lots of reasons to smile at the festival, with over 90 stalls of vintage and retro fashion, crafts, homeware, antiques and similar paraphernalia, … More Crikey It’s Vintage!- Weekend Extravaganza