Parklife vs The Great Escape

Parklife vs The Great Escape

  Let's get ready to rumble. Or something. On the most recent episode of the Mild Mannered Army Podcast, Nick Amies and I discussed the merits of the third part of Blur's "Life" trilogy; "The Great Escape".  This followed on from our previous discussion to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the *greatest album of the [...]

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 [...]

End of the century…

End of the century…

At the end of last year I had an idea. The idea was to try and write a new article on the site every day for the entire month of January. I thought that might help to improve my writing and it would force me to find things to write about too. Thirty-one days. Thirty-one [...]

Rambling, ranting, raving.

There is a disease that is killing society. Slowly. Almost imperceptably. There is no rash, no fever, no obvious physical symptoms. Despite this those who are afflicted are easy to spot. They skulk in the corners of social media carping, sniping, spewing bile...looking to cause the most upset, the maximum distress and the greatest amount [...]