Guild 99-J : a wonderful guitar amp that needs a new home...

Aug 9, 2014 by

This post is mainly for reminiscence’s sake, as my beloved little Guild 99-J will soon have to find a new …

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Thoughts on solo instrumentalists: Colin Stetson, Sarah Neufeld, Michael Hedges....

Sep 24, 2013 by

Being a solo instrumentalist has never been that¬†cool. I’m not talking about being a soloist, mind; being...

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Are Amazon counterfeiters as well as tax-dodgers?...

Mar 13, 2013 by

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt by being around surrounded by Murdoch-based shitty tabloid journalism for 30-odd years, it’s that...

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Riots in Peckham Rye.

Aug 9, 2011 by

I’m already planning interviews with Real People who were Really There, being Real, and their very Real Experiences, so I...

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‘Give up on yourself’...

Aug 6, 2009 by

Give up on yourself. Begin taking action now, while being neurotic or imperfect, or a procrastinator or unhealthy or lazy...

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A proper letter of complaint.

Mar 5, 2009 by

Last night I was flabbergasted at the sheer level of bastardry exhibited by a bus driver.¬† I’ve just sent this...

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