Tag Archives: north London

Another round of burglary with Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones

I finally caught up with one time Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones press spokesman Michael Morgan at his Hackney flat yesterday. We spent much of the day going over Ray’s life-story, and Michael also kindly presented me with a bundle of … Continue reading

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Pleasure never hurt anyone… some Cocteau Twins pre-history and the way London rocked 30 years ago!

I’ve never been into the Cocteau Twins myself… just ain’t my thing. However, I recently got into an online discussion in which I mentioned that I’d known their second and main bass player Simone Raymonde in the old days when … Continue reading

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The “Game of War” film at the HTTP Gallery

Yesterday I travelled to the far-north of London to catch the world premier of the Class Wargames film The Game Of War at the HTTP Gallery, close to Green Lanes. Divided into five segments of five minutes, the individual parts … Continue reading

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The Acid: on sustained experiment with lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD by “Sam”

The author of The Acid (Vision, London 2009) uses the pen name Sam, but is probably better known to most readers of this blog as Chris Gray. For me, and probably for many of you, The Acid reads like a … Continue reading

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