Drive carefully 3

Drive carefully

You might think you know who your family are, and where you’re from, but a few days diddling about on the internet can turn what you knew, what you thought you knew, inside out....

Why I’ve (re) joined the Greens. 5

Why I’ve (re) joined the Greens.

UKIP are the face of exclusion. Because most people feel excluded from mainstream politics, fewer people participate in such limited democratic processes as remain. UKIP, appealing as they do to people who are frightened...

It’s only natural to feel awkward, Mr Farage. 7

It’s only natural to feel awkward, Mr Farage.

              For a few years now, I’ve been working away at a book about my friend Bob Rowberry, and how his life maps on to the history of...

Puppy shit 4

Puppy shit

We have a puppy. Her name is Peggy.She is about 14 weeks old. She shits on the floor. Here is a picture of her on Wentes Meadow, Presteigne, where dogs are free to shit,...

Ras Tafari in Botolph St.Otto 0

Ras Tafari in Botolph St.Otto

              Spume has just sent me this photo of His Imperial Majesty Haille Selassie visiting Botolph St Otto in 1939. Spume is on the far right, aged 16...

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...