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China Crisis at the Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea *****

China Crisis at the Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea *****

There were two things that made China Crisis one of the best bands of the 1980s – a repertoire of great songs and Gary Daly’s distinctive voice. Their fabulous gig…

Music Review : Andrew Cresswell Davis *****

Music Review : Andrew Cresswell Davis *****

There have been other prominent songwriters who have chosen to issue  two releases simultaneously – Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits spring to mind – and now we can add to…

Genesis Fan

Genesis Fan

Dear Auntie Loretta, Whenever I put my favourite Genesis CD on to play, my wife turns it off. What should I do? Yours frustratedly,, Rab Abacab   Auntie Loretta says…

Saint Ethel’s Getting Brassy!

Saint Ethel’s Getting Brassy!

Pub landlord Rab Selwyn will be entering into the spirit of St Ethel’s Day by holding a fete in the garden of The Rancid Polecat, where lucky punters will be…

Aquaphobic partner

Aquaphobic partner

Dear Auntie Loretta, My Norwegian husband Oleg has an innate fear of water. Whenever we go near a swimming pool he has an anxiety attack at the very thought of…

Stonking To Have Its Very Own Naughty Knickers Shop!

Stonking To Have Its Very Own Naughty Knickers Shop!

A local woman who won £500K on the National Lottery has enraged Stonking villagers by using the money to buy out a long-standing High Street business and convert it into…