Lessons From Boomtown: Sunday

I wake up on Sunday morning, in my tent, with my wellies on, feet outside my tent. I was thankful I had my wellies on as it was raining. There was a point on Saturday evening where I stopped taking mental notes, voice memos, searching for things, and just enjoyed the music and dancing. After…

Tongue Fu Review For You

Whilst other poets and performers might covet trophies, accolades or publication my biggest “prose goes pro” dream would one day to be invited to share the stage with the Tongue Fu team. Combining the soul of jazz with the power of practised poetry Chris Redmond has crafted an evening that moves your feet, heart and…

The Mind Mending Project – A Guest Post From Felipe Fale

It has been 13 months since I had a stroke. Robert McCrumb would say: “It’s a soft, inoffensive word – you stroke a baby or a lover. The term “stroke” is slowly being replaced by “brain attack” in the hope that new language will sponsor a new attitude towards the illness.” Strokes are lethal, that’s…

The Boomtown Travel Guide

So you’ve booked your ticket and you’re putting together an itinerary for a visit to the country’s maddest party town. We’ve put together a little guide to help you squeeze out every drop of that sweet insanity from this particular cocktail of craziness. Our first piece of advice would be to take the to do…

Chali 2NA + Krafty Kuts at Canvas Bournemouth Review

We arrived early and settled into the comfy laid back atmosphere of the beautiful Canvas bar. We await with baited breath the imminent opening of the dancefloor and stage, we might have been a little embarrassingly keen. Our eyes flicker nervously to the stagedoor barely able to contain our visible glee, because hip hop greatness…

Lack Of Afro at 1812 Bournemouth Review

1812 is a venue that is definitely not being used to the best of its potential, we’re hoping that’s going to change. This was our first taste of it’s sleak style, kicking cocktail menu and awesome atmosphere, we’ll definitely be going back for a second helping soon. We arrived early to get settled and check out…

Rambling Rich: Twisted Eurovisions

We’re stuck with shit politicians we didn’t elect, shit TV personalities we didn’t want to watch, and shit music we don’t want to listen to. We’ve got a political shit in our mouths, and another is about to be served up to us.