A Foggy Day in London, Part 2: Sausages and Sunn O)))

For anybody who didn’t venture here from Part 1 (which you can read here), you join me at about 5PM on 28th October 2019, and I am midway through a whistlestop bounce around London, visiting locations which radiate pretentiousness – modern art at Tate Modern, pop-up record stores and artsy drone music. (OK, that sounded awful. I’m a bit more sympathetic sounding in the first … Continue reading A Foggy Day in London, Part 2: Sausages and Sunn O)))

The day that I got a vagus nerve stimulator fitted. (23/05/2013)

For readers who are unaware, I suffer from epilepsy and it is no fun. Not at all. In 2013, when all medication options were exhausted, and doctors had decided that it was directly inoperable (the seizures are not caused by anything like a tumour or blood clot on the brain, and my brain looks perfectly healthy), we decided to hunt for new options. The day … Continue reading The day that I got a vagus nerve stimulator fitted. (23/05/2013)

Tony Hawk’s new video shows that diversifying our boundaries is just as important as breaking them

Progression (however exciting it might be) vs. Conservatism (however meagre and grey it might be) is a tale as old as time. It is the main event in everything from major politics, to the elitism of art. In fact, this was the subject of my dissertation, as I studied why music fans were so desperate to cling on to physical formats of albums. While some … Continue reading Tony Hawk’s new video shows that diversifying our boundaries is just as important as breaking them