Category: Features

  • But who are the art fairies? Dotty… What’s going on?

    But who are the art fairies? Dotty… What’s going on?

    For anyone who missed the last issue of The Mighty Whistler – and really, why would you do that? – there’s a new outdoor gallery in town, The Tat Modern.  Now whereas most galleries have art as regular, ongoing fixtures, some rather peculiar and fascinating activity has been taking place with art fairies in the […]

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  • Sam Harrington-Lowe: Bones? No bones?

    Sam Harrington-Lowe: Bones? No bones?

    You might not be able to teach them new tricks but everyone loves an old dog. Sam Harrington-Lowe looks atFat Alice and wonders what’s her secret I’m under no illusion that the pug is an acquired taste. A taste I acquired about eight years ago with my first rescue, one-eyed Ruby Doo, and then again […]

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  • That’s the point we want to get to. Where people say “So what?”

    That’s the point we want to get to. Where people say “So what?”

    Whitehawk might seem an unlikely place for a football revolution, but strange things have been happening down Wilson Avenue.  Andy Davies reports It’s difficult because those first few that come out will be seized upon and they would be seen as trailblazers for the next generation, and it shouldn’t be the case. They should just […]

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  • Nicholas Lezard: View From The Hill (Feb)

    Nicholas Lezard: View From The Hill (Feb)

    I sometimes feel a bit of a fraud, writing for The Whistler, because I don’t live in West Hill any more. And even then I lived on its Western frontier, Dyke Road. I now live about ten minutes’ walk away, off Montpelier Road. It is a testament to the editor’s commitment to free speech that […]

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