Arts

HIP bookshops

Bookshops with a novel approach by Kate Barnwell   It is a truth universally acknowledged that anyone in pursuit of a good book must be in want of a good bookshop. It’s time to put spring in your steps and…
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Literature

Not Here Not Us Short stories of Syria – Author: Bronwen Griffiths

                                                 A Hip Read - reviewed by Pete Donohue Hastings author Bronwen Griffiths describes herself as an activist committed to solidarity with the Syrian Revolution. Whether those opposing an oppressive regime should be labelled revolutionaries or terrorists is no new…
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Poetry Corner

connelley’s noir Pete Donohue Twitter: @petedonohuepoet wry raw restless & risky just how i like my women & whiskey die poor feckless & frisky leave your heart in san franciski. Stereotypically British or Let’s do Brexit Sometime Patrick Carabine Welsh…
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Literature

We Can Be Heroes

HIP CLASSICS by SIMONE WITNEY Homer’s Iliad translated by Stephen Mitchell, Audiobook read by Alfred Molina 'Rage’ is the first word of the Iliad and its theme. ‘Anger’, says Achilles ‘far sweeter than trickling honey, expands in the breast like smoke’.…
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