Category Archives: Odd Blogs

Dark Forces at Belgrave Hall

A sign at the foot of some stairs near the entrance to Belgrave Hall in Leicester warned that this early 18th century building is one of Britain’s most haunted houses. Another sign nearby stated ‘No Admittance’ – who, I wonder? Notwithstanding, I … Continue reading

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When in Nottingham, go to prison

It’s not enough I got shouted at by a Victorian prison warden. Apparently I was slouching and looked like I was mooching round the shops rather than marching round an exercise yard.  Um, he must have spotted the giveaway sign: … Continue reading

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Question – is Romeo & Juliet about binge drinking?

Written after attending a lecture by Michael Billington at Cultural Exchange event at De Montfort University, Leicester http://demoncrewreview.blogspot.com/2011/03/question-is-romeo-and-juliet-about.html

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Drooling Over Words

 Written after attending Sean Bonney and Maggie O’Sullivan poetry reading at Cultural Exchanges event, De Montfort University, Leicester http://demoncrewreview.blogspot.com/2011/03/drooling-over-words.html

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There Will Be Sex

Blog entry previewing States of Independence Independent Publishing Day at De Montfort University, Leicester 19 March 2011 http://demoncrewreview.blogspot.com/2011/03/there-will-be-sex.html

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