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I am sorting through some photos that have yet to see the light of day, when I came across some that I had taken, when we were in Southsea last year.   72 more words


Sunsetting Southsea.

Today I was gripped, as I often am, by the urge to go and see something. Since I began to read Keri Smith’s The Wander Society,  241 more words


Golden Horse, Weekes

Golden Horse, Weekes, 178 Fawcett Road, Southsea, City of Portsmouth, 2016 • Fantastical handcrafted takeaway next to unit with 1950s-looking ghost sign. There was a garage elsewhere in Southsea called… 25 more words

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Percy Harrison

Percy Harrison, 117 Elm Grove, Southsea, City of Portsmouth, 2016 • 1950s-style optician that looks too perfect to be real, but it is. I though it was closing down, but the sign says it is just undergoing a (hopefully minimal) redecoration…

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New Years Resolutions

We’ve made it through another year, said goodbye to 2016 and have welcomed in 2017 with a glass of prosecco or two! 358 more words


Southern TV Services

Southern TV Services, 60 Albert Road, Southsea, City of Portsmouth, 2016 • Sunnily-signpainted TV shop, which like yesterday’s gem I first spotted via the Instagram feed of  27 more words

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Live Review: Lissie (Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms, 04/12/16)


Removing electricity from rock to leave behind only the voices and guitars, beckons assumptions that only a raw, atmospheric gloom will remain. 174 more words