Category: Personal

New Specs 5

New Specs

Coming away from Secret Garden Party on the morning of  Monday 29th July  this year, more than a little fucked, I caught a train from Peterborough to Leeds. I’d bought a paper, so I...

Why get your head together in the country? 9

Why get your head together in the country?

My idea in renaming the blog bit of the website has root in my new (still in production) book, ‘A Hero For High Times’, and it is, at least in part, a reaction to...

Migraine and the sense of smell. 10

Migraine and the sense of smell.

It’s good, I always think, to have a picture at the top of a blog post. I looked online for ‘migraine aura’, and found some excellent pictures which very accurately capture the experience; so...

A Walk to Bongville 19

A Walk to Bongville

I have been waiting to read it for a year; I couldn’t afford the hardback when I saw it in the summer in the Penrallt Gallery Bookshop in Machynlleth, but when on a recent...

Something of the Night. 17

Something of the Night.

The new book is out. I’ve always done an introduction to the books, and posted them on this site; this is a first pass, really. I got the idea for a book about the...

Puch Maxi Moped, tit rub (or tit-rub), triple cooked chips. 4

Puch Maxi Moped, tit rub (or tit-rub), triple cooked chips.

Once again. I’ve been looking at the search terms whereby people find this site. Luckily, the most popular search term is Ian Marchant, and the various permutations thereof. But what fascinates me is the...