100 Words On…

100 Words On…

I made the mistake of sharing my opinion on a certain member of the Royal family the other day.  Crudely, and from a position of ignorance, I tried to suggest that this person didn't have troubles but, instead, faced inconveniences.  I thought it would be obvious that I was commenting on his position of enormous [...]

Louder Than Words Festival

Louder Than Words Festival

Just think about this for a second. There is a place where you can listen to post-punk, pop 'n' roll, soul boy and survivor Edwyn Collins discuss his life and work as well as hear him perform a song or two. There is a place where you can hear Dr Beate Peter (Lapsed Clubber Project), [...]

Hope is important

Are you OK? It's OK to be...not OK. It all sounds a bit slight, possibly even trite, doesn't it? Are you OK? But, very many of us are not OK. All of us have moments of feeling down, confused, anxious, worried and unhappy and those moments can be very troubling. Thankfully they pass very quickly. [...]

In Response To…

In Response To…

"I disassociated myself from that very early on, as soon as I saw what I saw as becoming this kind of laddish, jingoistic, cartoon happening, which became Britpop, I very quickly distanced Suede from that...I saw what was happening with Britpop and, for me, it felt quite distasteful.  It felt nationalistic, it felt like there [...]