Monthly Archives: October 2010

Upon't the Face

Three hours since I left the East Oxford Community Centre; three hours on three buses – one to London, two across it; three hours sitting with a progressively more insistent sniffle coming on, a rising urge for the bathroom which … Continue reading

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A brief note

It’s ages since I first heard it, and the recording quality of the version on the myspace is terrible, but ‘Drops’ by The Middle Ones remains one of the most powerful and emotive songs I’ve ever listened to. That is … Continue reading

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Hackney Shows

Development of Railroad continues beautifully. If you don’t believe me, here’s a photo of Sam Taplin getting a foaming Tasmanian Beer from Lizzie “Triple Rosie” Parle: What an image. It’s wintery here now, with the accompanying slight sniffle and enormous … Continue reading

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Fresh Footprints

East Greenwich Pleasaunce is a charming little park-cemetary-ping-pong zone on my doorstep here in zone 3, and last Sunday, with autumn in the air, the Swindler and I headed out in the delicious company of Sam Taplin to examine its … Continue reading

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