Unveiling a portrait’s secrets: Brighton Museum hosts Holbein masterpiece

[This story was first published online in the Brighton and Hove Independent website on October 17,  2018. The original story can be read here: brightonandhoveindependent.co.uk/news/unveiling-a-portrait-s-secrets-brighton-museum-hosts-holbein-masterpiece-1-8671679 Emily Jessica Turner finds out more about the famous Renaissance painting currently on show in Brighton Museum Brighton is currently playing host to a masterpiece created by one of the greatest […]

Review: Black Honey returns to Brighton

[This story was first published online in the Brighton and Hove Independent website on October 15,  2018. The original story can be read here: brightonandhoveindependent.co.uk/news/black-honey-returns-to-brighton-for-concorde-2-gig-1-8669649.] If last night is anything to go by, Black Honey fans go hard. Although this is the Brighton band’s debut album tour, the audience was right there with the four-piece for […]

The Other Screen

[This story was originally published in the October 2018 edition of etc magazine. A PDF version of the article is available at the bottom of this blog post.] Meet the Brighton artist who is inviting filmgoers to challenge cinematic representations of disability. Emily Jessica Turner learns more “What really spurred me on to do this was […]

Review: Electropop-inspired debut from YouTube star Emma Blackery

[This story was first published online in the Brighton and Hove Independent website on September 12,  2018. The original story can be read here: brightonandhoveindependent.co.uk/news/electropop-inspired-debut-from-brighton-based-youtube-star-emma-blackery-1-8632294.] Brighton based pop star and YouTube vlogger Emma Blackery has released her debut album. ‘Villains’, made available on August 31, follows a number of EPs from the artist. Blackery recently completed […]

A Review of Clementine Ford’s Fight Like A Girl

Content warning for both Ford’s book and this review: sexual violence, rape culture, eating disorders, and mental health issues. Note: Fight Like A Girl was originally printed in Australia by Allen & Unwin in 2016, and was published by Oneworld Publications for the UK on August 2, and will be published in the US on […]

Full steam ahead

[This story was first published online in the Chichester Observer on August 23, 2018. The original story can be read here: chichester.co.uk/news/it-s-full-steam-ahead-as-thousands-visit-weald-and-downland-museum-for-vintage-fair-1-8607528] [This is an example of the type of writing I do in my role as a reporter for Johnston Press – local, weekly news. I don’t usually post this kind of work, despite […]

Review: High energy entertainment from Eliza and the Bear at Komedia

[This review was first published on the Brighton and Hove Independent website on August 13, 2018. The original story can be read here: brightonandhoveindependent.co.uk/news/high-energy-entertainment-from-eliza-and-the-bear-at-komedia-1-8599580.] Komedia played host to London-based outfit Eliza and the Bear on Saturday, who brought indie-pop, high energy fun to the venue’s studio room. Indie-rock band Glass Peaks opened the show, followed by […]