Tag Archives: The Sun

Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones, the Hackney connection… completely missed by Iain Sinclair!

Way back in February I posted a couple of blogs about Iain Sinclair’s book Hackney, That Rose Red Empire. What I didn’t realise back then, or even earlier when I’d given Sinclair a few pointers as regards research on this … Continue reading

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The Magician – or why cokeheads make better film students…

The Magician is a 2005 movie written and directed by its ‘star’ Scott Ryan. It was issued on DVD in 2006 and is currently available for a couple of quid in a bargain bin near you (if you live in … Continue reading

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1970s nightmares part 2: forgotten bands, hopeless causes & the search for the missing chord

Despite the recently fashionable status of the Bethnal Green area in east London, this has to date failed to lead to a revival of interest in the 1970s band who named themselves after the hood. Bethnal were formed in Bethnal … Continue reading

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