Tag Archives: Ladbroke Grove

Murder In Notting Hill by Mark Olden (Zero Books)

The racist murder of Antiguan carpenter Kelso Cochrane on 17 May 1959 is the centre-point of this book, but it spins off in a lot of other directions. No one was ever convicted for the butchery but Olden makes a … Continue reading

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On the irreducibility of Julia Callan-Thompson

Yesterday I posted an essay on the main part of this website entitled The Real Dharma Bums: on the beatnik frenzies of Julia Callan-Thompson & Bruno de Galzain. The text documents one of my mother’s relationships and the endless scamming … Continue reading

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King Mob’s Chris Gray RIP

I just got an email from Charlie Radcliffe telling me that Chris Gray died last Thursday morning (14 May 2009). Chris is probably best known for his brief membership of the Situationist International and being one of the key figures … Continue reading

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Ladbroke Grove in the 1960s with the accent very much on 24 Bassett Road…

As noted in an earlier post on this blog, at the end of 1961 my mother Julia Callan-Thompson moved to a two room top floor flat at 24 Bassett Road, London W10. The area around Bassett Road had been developed … Continue reading

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