Monthly Archives: September 2013

A contented contender.

A mid-packer and proud of it: Taking on the Olympic Distance Triathlon

Strength Doesn’t Come From What You Can Do. It Comes From Overcoming The Things You Once Thought You Couldn’t. I only saw the above axiom after completing my first Olympic...
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Boy About Town

Boy About Town: Now available in the States

Boy About Town: A Memoir is now available in the USA. Your local bookstore can order it from IPG, but as it’s an import, and apart from the Hudson Valley stores where...
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Boy About Town competition winner

Congratulations to Pascal Cheng, who has just won himself a signed copy of Boy About Town. Pascal joined a shortlist of seven readers who chose to put forth their fave...
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The original UK 7" picture sleeve, as recommended by my brother because "All the girls love him."

Boy About Town Chapter By Song #50

COULD IT BE FOREVER I HAVE RECEIVED A FAIR AMOUNT OF GOOD-NATURED STICK  for opening Boy About Town with the admission that my first proper 7” single purchase was for David...
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Boy About Town cover

Win A Signed Copy of Boy About Town

  For those who’d like to read more about the stories behind some of the ancient (i.e. 1970s-1980) photos I’ve been posting recently, Boy About Town will be available in...
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Apocalypse Trafalgar

A punk, a soulboy and a mod walk into a pub…

A punk, a soulboy and a mod walk into a pub… and wonder why nobody dances. The Apocalypse at the Trafalgar in Shepherd’s Bush Shopping Centre, Jan 10th, 1980. As...
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Name your fave rock bio – and why: competition winners

So, to the winner of my competition, where I asked you to name your fave rock bio and state why, in less than 50 words, and win a signed copy...
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A Light That Never Goes Out: the UK paperback

Now in paperback: A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of The Smiths

The UK paperback edition of A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of The Smiths is published today, September 5th, by Windmill Books/Random House, precisely twelve months after...
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