Oh By Jingo

Is there a wedding on today? Can somebody please tape it for me? On betamax.

BoJo Says Bye Bye Earls Court

London Mayor BoJo has apparently approved the demolition of the Earls Court Exhibition centre to make way for a series of small “villages” (how quaint) consisting of housing, shops and a high street (Ah consumerism-the heart of a community eh?). Up to  7,500 homes (is there really room there to cram in that number of…

London Riots: “An Aggressive Form Of Late Night Shopping”

Those understated words were spoken by Peter Power, a crisis management specialist  today with regards to the third night of riots in London together with outbreaks in Birmingham. There’s been a worrying number of proto fascist ‘get the army out’ type outbursts by many. Sorry we did that in Northern Ireland and did that really…

Happy Record Store Day

more about “BBC NEWS | England | Vinyl production…“, posted with vodpod Today (April 18th) is Record Store Day with many worldwide record stores holding special events including special one-off vinyl releases or live performances. Around 100 stores in the UK are taking part. Recently BBC London’s Robert Elms looked again at vinyl production at…

Chimpanzee Consumers?

Oooh get you.A comment about the construction of a new shopping centre in Shepherds Bush, London by Westfield (a common name in Australia). Source Photo by LoopZilla under this creative commons license

Midnight Juggernaut

There seems to be a clutch of interesting music originating from Australia at the moment and Melbourne’s Mignight Juggernaut have recently played Glastonbury & this weekend’s Lovebox and Latitude festivals. Described by Rolling Stone magazine as “David Bowie if his Berlin Trilogy was a collaboration with Kraftwerk and Faust.” They are due to play in…