Ambition Festival event review: a blunder on Bob’s Blundabus

Posted on August 10th, by Hannah Oliver in Culture. 2 comments

A good time was had by few, to Hannah Oliver’s regret

A blunderbuss, so the worldwide web affirms, is a muzzle-loading firearm. And now comedian Bob Slayer has appropriated the word for the crimson double decker that he acquired in July this year and in which comedy, it is to be hoped, might go off with a similar bang.

Out came the mangy, turquoise bowels of TfL: … Read More »



Event review: Thornton Heath Arts Week’s photography walkabout

Posted on July 31st, by Hannah Oliver in Culture. No Comments

Hannah Oliver on photography, community and true camera-derie

On Sunday 19th July, Lenses of Croydon camera club collaborated with the Friends of Thornton Heath Rec, in a photography event infused with community promise.

I found the group in the Edible Garden after an awkward and brisk gander (late) through the wrong gate of Thornton Heath Recreation Ground. With hindsight, I should have looked more emphatically for those … Read More »