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 [...]

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 [...]

A Day of Violence

A Day of Violence

***the following piece was, originally, posted on MyFilms in May 2010.  This was the first time I had ever conducted an interview face to face.  The film itself, "A Day of Violence", was screening as part of a horror festival and was, frankly, unpleasant.  I tried to be as positive as I could about what [...]

Parklife at 25 – Podcast Episodes

Parklife at 25 – Podcast Episodes

Nick Amies and I spent a bit of time dissecting, examining, investigating and blethering about "Parklife" a few weeks back. It is strange to think that it is now 25 years old and that when it was released Nick and I both had a full head of hair and were carrying about a stone less [...]