Craven Crusts: grab a slice of the community bakery, café and artspace

I’m so proud of Himself.  Not for putting his money where his mouth is or for being a quietly enthusiastic supporter and advocate for something he is passionate about, although he has and he is, but for rolling up his sleeves and pitching in. Over the last few months he’s been working his socks off … Continue reading

My Father’s Eyes are Blue – Coventry Literature Festival

Writing about – Local poet Anthony Owen will be on his home turf when he appears at the Third Coventry International Festival Of Literature at the Belgrade Theatre in May. The Coventry Literature Festival is unique among UK literature festivals due to its focus on community events, with public writing workshops, children’s events and … Continue reading

All Kinds of Everything – as the Website Says

Writing about  Until last Saturday I hadn’t been to Coventry Market for ages.  I’d forgotten how good it was – and in fact, it’s got even better! You can still get the black and white pudding etc. (although better at the Irish shop in Empress Buildings I’m told) – but now you can also get … Continue reading

School Runs in the Family

Yesterday I cycled into work. It was the first time I’d cycled in years and is a story unto itself… But it did mean that I was in Earlsdon in time for the school run as I skulked outside the cycle shop waiting to pick up my bike . The main thing that struck me … Continue reading


Coventry’s New Radio Station – Proper Radio

A Common Thread

Greedy Weekend