Here’s the second snippet from the first draft of the new novel. I intend to get this book done, dusted and published by the middle of 2017. The book is set in a seaside city in England in the mid-70s. It features… Read the rest
Here’s the first snippet from the first draft of the new novel. I intend to get this book done, dusted and published by the middle of 2017. This piece comes from chapter 3. It is set in a seaside city… Read the rest
I’ve was nominated by a German friend for something called the ‘7/7 challenge’. For seven days I needed to choose seven tracks to represent seven words or phrases or places, the nominate someone else. On day three I chose Disability.… Read the rest
The jazz, reggae and ska trombonist, Rico Rodriguez, died last week. He was 80. This sent DJ Pete Paphides in search of Rico (and specifically The Specials) related tracks to play on his Soho Radio show. I went looking too … Read the rest
Star Wars merch is going on sale all over the world in the lead up to the release of The Force Awakens, the next episode (or first one, who knows?) in the massively successful Saturday morning, B-Movie franchise. But … Read the rest
Rebekah returns, which is a kick in the nuts for the vestige of my belief that the British mainstream media is anything other than so badly damaged it needs to be taken away to the back yard and put out … Read the rest
It’s Friday – a Friday. This means little to me at the moment. But to Sydney it means self-doubt, deep, deep self-cleansing, de-toxing of body and mind.
Fortunately we’ve managed to catch him on film in this moving trailer for … Read the rest