The Other Side of Nothing.
Why are we here?
For those of you arriving late to the (after) party.
Welcome to my second book, my first, Too High, Too Far, Too Soon, was published in 2013 and concerned itself with the (previous) life and occasional, near-death experiences of its…
September 9, 2021
“You should be playing stadiums, you c**t.”
I’m listening to All of the Above (red vinyl) as I write, forgive the self-indulgence but I’m just checking once again to make sure that what Dave#2 said a couple of days ago as I cycled past his home…
Don’t look back into the Sun.
“If you cut, us we bleed, but we don’t buy the Sun, so get up off your knees, the messiah won’t come.”
The book had done quite well, the launch party at The Boogaloo pub in Highgate had seen a…
It’s the hope that kills you apparently, my mate Mick McCulloch, as staunch and bitter an Evertonian as you will find anywhere, will testify to this. At the start of every football season, he’s convinced his club will raise itself from its 26-year slumber and actually win something…
*The most expensive record shop in the world. *
The Who’s ‘epic’ double album, Quadrophenia, was first released in 1973, at which time it’s writer, Mr Peter Townshend, was a mere 28 years old. Admittedly, as I sit here typing and listening to that album again on my…
Mick’s on the ‘phone, he wants to come down to mine and stay for a while, he thinks it’s about time, needs to get away from Liverpool for a bit, he knows my flat is a sober flat, he knows the deal. I tell him I’ll make the necessary arrangements…