The true beauty of places and things is revealed in the pattern of shadows, the interplay of light and dark.
Looking back to the Londons of Alexei Sayle in the 80s and Blur in the 90s shows us how the life we knew is being disrupted in the modern world.
If you’re reading these words, you have the luxury of being alive. If you’re this side of the dirt, everything is pretty good. You have what it takes to get through this.
“Think about the future”, suggested Happy Mondays’ Shaun Ryder in the heady Madchester days of 1988*. But did he imagine a future where kids would be invited to dress up as him 30+ years later?
In every moment, each of us has the choice to choose. We might not know we have it. But it never goes away.
What is the natural state of a song? What is the natural state of any idea when it is first born into this world?
Life will never remain just one thing. You don’t have have to remain just one thing. This is one of life’s greatest gifts to each of us.
What is the secret of the infectious sweetness of Bill & Ted? How can you stop good ideas turning from sweet to sour? Bill, Ted (and one of their creators, Ed Solomon) might just be able to help us answer these questions.
You’ve got to ask yourself one question: “Do I feel lucky?” Well, do you, gentle reader?
Soho’s record shops were magical places for me and for so many others. This post takes a saunter through Soho’s record shops and ponders how places change and evolve.