the trip – kim fowley

I’ve had a few weeks off. Gone on holiday, shaken hands (vigorously) with Peter Rabbit Esq, and generally grabbed me some much-needed rnr. I’m feeling, if not ‘better’ per se, at least like I could, if called upon, at least defend myself against assailants – whether real or imaginary. I’ve also done a fair amount […]

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back from the dead – the adverts

I was surprised to discover that two years had gone by since I last posted on this blog. Real life can ambush you sometimes, can’t it? Enough people have commented on the celebrity deaths that smeared themselves over 2016 like a corpse in a Derek Raymond novel. Bowie’s being the worst, followed by Alan Vega’s. […]

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die when you die – gg allin

Lemmy wasn’t that much of a shocker, was it? He’s been deteriorating for the last few years and it’s a tribute to his cast iron constitution that he made it to his seventieth birthday, beating Mick Farren, who ‘only’ made it to sixty-nine, in the process. Bowie, though? I always kind of thought he’d go […]

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holidays in the sun – sex pistols

Ah well, that’s another NaNo ‘finished’ (if any book can ever be considered to be finished!) More correctly, that’s another first draft squeezed and grunted and screamed out, bloody and violent and shit-smeared but, by God, beautiful. It’s not perfect, but it’ll lie fallow for a few months or years, before I get down to […]

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