Month: May 2016

Volunteers’ Week June 2016

Two West Hill stalwarts, Pam Bean and Richard Ford, spent their last days being helped by staff at Martlets Hospice . . . At Martlets, volunteers are vital. They offer counselling, spiritual support, legal and financial assistance as well as patient transport. They provide massage, acupuncture, manicures, pedicures, […]

Entering the Minefield

Peter Batten writes about writing… Tread carefully. We are about to enter a minefield. In fact we have already stepped into it. Someone reading this article will have remarked that I did not begin with a ‘Proper’ sentence. My subject is the teaching of our language and the […]

Signs of the time

Kate Dyson’s poetic take on the signs of the Zodiac.  A selection relevant to the current publication months of The Whistler. More to come .  .  .  GEMINI May 21 – June 20 “Look in the eyes, for Man’s soul we see there,” Said the Sage to the […]

3 Daft Monkeys

Cornwall-based 3 Daft Monkeys are performing in Brighton on Thursday 9 June. This early evening gig is especially suitable for audiences of all ages, as the band brings its quirky and original festival-style musical exuberance to the Brighton Open Air Theatre in Dyke Road. Doors open at 6pm, […]