Tag Archives: Tottenham Court Road

Forget The Sport, London 2012 Is Actually A Psychogeographical Activity!

Warned in advance of travel chaos during the 2012 Olympics due to overcrowding on the transport system, local people have been doing everything they can to avoid central London. Some of my acquaintances were actually told by their employers that … Continue reading

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10 Best Ways To Die

1. Heart attack upon orgasm during sex! 2. Heroin overdose! 3, Suicide with a single bullet through the head on live TV! 4. At home in bed in your sleep! 5. Becoming so engrossed in gaming that you fail to … Continue reading

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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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Last days of consumerism?

I was walking around the west end yesterday and it struck me how much recession and winter suits London. For the first time in decades London feels once again like the city I knew as a teenager in the 1970s. … Continue reading

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