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Fiction: Lock Out!

The Full Council Meeting was due to start at 6.30pm, with doors opening at 6pm. The rain started at 5.30pm, one of many showers during the day, and at 5.45pm the Town Hall staff unlocked the doors and began letting the queue come in. A variety of people, mostly over 30 years in age, and … Continue reading

JEANNE D’ART

Written for Tunbridge Wells Writers ‘Advent’ page, the theme was ‘presents’, click on the link to the site to read other pieces from other writers, a new one each morning. With mine, it’s up to you whether it’s fact or fiction, or a historical mash-up. JEANNE D’ART Jeanne smiled over the Formica tables at Chas. He was … Continue reading

Advent: J

Jasmine, winter-flowering. The RHS say: “Jasminum (jasmine) is a popular climber with a delicate scent, and there are many cultivars for summer and winter. Jasminum officinale (summer jasmine) is perfect for a sunny, sheltered spot in mild regions of the UK. The cheery yellow flowers of Jasminum nudiflorum (winter jasmine) will brighten up even partially shaded and cold sites at … Continue reading

It’s Christmas Time

TAYLOR MADE DREAMS CHARITY SINGLE LAUNCH Watch the video here: It’s Christmas Time I am going to inflict the words ‘Christmas’ on you in November, but I urge you not to look away. This is a project that started back in the sunny days of summer, when a group of local musicians and singers met … Continue reading

SOUNDS OF THE WELLS

Originally printed in October Tunbridge Wells ‘Town Crier’ magazine. SOUNDS OF THE WELLS Within a few years of Lord North’s discovery, and promotion of, The Wells near Tonbridge, a small spa town resort was growing, providing entertainment for visitors, as well as healthy chalybeate water to drink. For a long time the basis of the … Continue reading

UGLY LOVE

In these days of X-Factor ballad wannabes and endless computer generated dance tracks, one local band are getting on with having fun, and trying to add some excitement to the indie music scene. I spoke to Ugly Love lead singer Tom Adolph about how the last two years had been for himself, Kit, Sam and … Continue reading

7BitArcade

7BitArcade In the complication of setting up a new blog – I managed to get a post up on music website 7bitarcade! I’m a little bit lost within the Isle of Wight Festival – but have a look around their site for all the news and views.