Amy Holtz

Freelance writer and columnist

United Kingdom

Pondering everything from musical theatre to beach volleyball to non-girly fleeces. A native Minnesotan, I also talk about being strange in the UK and preview upcoming concerts and events for Viva Magazine in Brighton.

Viva Brighton
Julia Jacklin Interview

Interview with Julia Jacklin about her debut album, 'Don't Let the Kids Win' Photo credit: Shervin Iainez

JustGiving blog
A handy #GivingTuesday checklist

With only a week to go before the world's biggest day of digital philanthropic giving, we thought we'd share a little checklist to make sure you've got all your tweets, links and hashtags in a row. With £6,000 donated every minute last year, you can ensure your charity's voice is heard on this fantastic day of do-gooding!

Women Who Explore
Review: Rab Nucleus Hoody | Women Who Explore

With winter storming up the horizon, I needed a breathable fleece for my daily cycle commute and hikes along the South Downs. But surveying the women's section of a well-known outdoor retailer, I had to keep my head from meeting the wall in a endless, driving gesture of frustration.

We Love Brighton
Pointless Anger, Righteous Ire - Review - We Love Brighton

Robin Ince and Michael Legge are just two comedians, standing front of a crowd, asking them to get angry. Preferably about things they have material for. Not things like, as one intrepid audience member suggested, cheap knicker elastic.

Broadway Baby
Thief by Liam Rudden

Review: ★★★★ I was relieved when Sailor (Matt Robertson) ran onstage starkers, as I was pretty sure that the stage adaptation of Magic Mike wouldn't require the pen and soggy bit of paper I'd smuggled into the back row. The Marlborough was packed. And excited.