Review: Scouting For Girls in Bournemouth

I would have to admit out of the mammoth of gigs this year, this is awarded as my guilty pleasure show of the year. Scouting For Girls, the pop-rock boy band from London, performed at the O2 Academy in Bournemouth. They entered the stage to the Rocky theme tune which I thought was highly amusing. … Continue reading Review: Scouting For Girls in Bournemouth

Disability Documentary

As well as writing and colouring, I occasionally create audio and video work. Disability Documentary For my final major project at university I created a radio documentary looking at attitudes towards disability – This section was awarded second prize at the Mencap Journalism Awards 2017 – Like Rock For Disability on Facebook, follow me on… Continue reading Disability Documentary

Review: The Kooks in Cardiff

For this gig I took the plunge and travelled to the Welsh city of Cardiff which is the current home of my best friend. Alternative rock band, The Kooks, were playing at the Motorpoint Arena in the city. Luckily the venue was walking distance from the hotel but as it was winter, we had to… Continue reading Review: The Kooks in Cardiff

Review: The Pigeon Detectives in Portsmouth

The day was Tuesday, 31 October 2017 and it was the beginning of my autumn/winter marathon of music gigs. First on the list were The Pigeon Detectives at the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth. This show was particularly special as it was celebrating the 10th anniversary of their album, Wait For Me which they played in… Continue reading Review: The Pigeon Detectives in Portsmouth

My Love of Live Music

My love of live music began at the age of 15 when a schoolmate invited me to a Calvin Harris gig in Bournemouth. As a child, I assumed disabled people could not attend gigs or festivals. But that night in Bournemouth changed everything; “It brought me feelings I’d never felt before and I was transported… Continue reading My Love of Live Music