Monthly Archives: May 2014

Boy About Town: A Memoir

Boy About Town Number 39: 1977

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. Every week, another group emerged, singing another message of teenage insurgence. Eddie and the Hot...
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Boy About Town: A Memoir

Boy ABout Town Number 40: All Around The World

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. Best of all, ‘All Around the World’ was singing about the new while saying we...
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Keith

My Date with Keef

It was early 1989, and Keith Richards was on his final day at home before flying off to the Caribbean to record with the Rolling Stones for the first time...
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Boy About Town: A Memoir

Boy About Town Number 41: When I Need You

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. Only then did it properly dawn on me that in my enthusiasm for Cindy, I...
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Book Review: One Summer, America 1927 by Bill Bryson

PREMISE: Populist author takes readers on a journey across the American landscape at the peak of the Roaring Twenties.   PROMISE: “There are two kinds of readers: those who love...
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Boy About Town: A Memoir

Boy About Town Number 42: Something Better Change

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. I was gutted. Events like this didn’t happen in Britain. Sure, there were outrageous chants...
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Boy About Town: A Memoir

Boy About Town Number 43: I’m A Boy

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. During our first year at Tenison’s, Chris took up the drums. It was the ideal...
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Boy About Town: A Memoir

Boy About Town Number 44: Join Together

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. Charlton Athletic were the third South London football team. They weren’t as well supported as...
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