Reviews

RUN – Kevin Armstrong

Wishing Tree Records 2018 CD reviewed by Patrick Carabine  Kevin Armstrong is Iggy Pop’s regular guitarist. He has collaborated with Bowie and Morrissey, worked with a host of others including Paul McCartney, Roy Orbison, Sinéad O’Connor, Prefab Sprout and Brian Eno.…
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Features

End of an era?

Hastings and the English Language Teaching WorldFiona McGarry celebrates the history of language teaching and looks at what current changes may mean for the town Mention Hastings to most people in the UK and they will think of the battle…
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Politics

Taxing Credulity

HIP writer ‘Granma’ argues UK tax havens and avoidance schemes are barely legal, completely unfair and impoverish us all  J. Paul Getty’s formula for success was, “Rise early, work hard, strike oil”. The modern equivalent might be, “Find a niche…
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Arts

Jason Yarde – #AcouBomb

Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and composer Jason Yarde is one of Britain’s foremost jazz musicians and will be familiar to Hastings jazz heads as one-sixth of supergroup Hexagonal. He talks to Andrew Myers about his new project, big band Acoutastic Bombastic…
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Community

Enjoycation Is One!

An education not-for-profit business set up last January in Hastings, Enjoycation CIC, has just celebrated its first birthday, and Director Paula Radice looks back over the last – very successful – twelve months. “We started with six children, and now…
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