Portsmouth Beer Festival at Victorious
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Victorious Festival made its debut on Southsea Seafront last weekend, and the move from Portsmouth Historic Dockyard proved to be quite a masterstroke. The expanse of grass that usually makes up part of Southsea Common was transformed, making it feel … Read More

Beer Review: Hardknott “Azimuth IPA”
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So, after the brief sojourn into the world of sub 4% pale ales, time to move things up a gear with a IPA in the upper 5’s with Hardknott’s Azimuth (5.8%). Lots of my favourite beers and ales sit between 5.5 … Read More

Beer Review: Ilkley Brewery “Dinner Ale”
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As much as I love the punch-you-in-your-face mega hopped monsters, it’s also really interesting to see what is going on at the other end of the ABV scale. These lighter beers are ideal for a cheeky midweek pint, or allow … Read More

BBC Ehhh?
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So, Tony Hall has made his decision, and BBC Three is the one for the chop. An unavoidable choice we are told – The Beeb needs to save some significant dollar due to a tawdry licence fee settlement in 2010, … Read More

Transmission Received.
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Went for a end of summer holiday with the Family in Westward Ho! a few weeks ago. There were plenty of cracking beaches, alongside a few photo opportunities…… I’ve included a few below.

Street Signage.
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Who doesn’t like a bit of street signage eh? It looks so good on 35mm…..

Cheese.
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One thing I think we can all agree on is that cheese is awesome (if you can’t – get out). The past couple of years I have recieved and bought these great cheese selection boxes from the lovely people at Pong … Read More

Leon Spicy Couscous
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This article was originally written for Southsea Food Social. “The more urbane readers of SFS may have come across a chain of restaurants that go by the name of Leon whilst visiting the big smoke. For those who haven’t, they have attempted to … Read More

Vatika: Restaurant Review
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This article was originally written for Southsea Food Social. Unfortunately since this article was written Vatika has closed and has been replaced by a restaurant & tea rooms.  Right… I have been meaning to write this up earlier – but … Read More