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Phil Green & the lost world of London’s beatnik hipsters

It has long been a cliché to say that history is written by the victors, but in terms of the London counterculture it would be far more accurate to state that to date accounts of this scene have largely been … Continue reading

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Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones rides again!

What a difference a blog makes! The flurry of excitement that kicked off after my January entry on Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones continues apace with the greatest cat burglar of all time being featured in yesterday’s Wales On Sunday. There … Continue reading

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The return of Ray Jones, the greatest cat burglar in the world, ever!

I’ve known Paul Buck for years and the other day I went to see him do a talk in which he covered his entire career as a writer, from a recent true crime book to his involvement with heavy weight … Continue reading

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