Monthly Archives: October 2006

Heaven 17 and basic division

I was watching Top Of The Pops 2 the other night when ‘Come Live With Me’ by Heaven 17 came on. It’s a song I remember from my youth, and one for which I have a lot of affection, coming … Continue reading

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Friends, Romans, Advertisers

I’ve been haphazardly submitting items to this blog for about ten months now, and for various reasons, largely down to my own inertia, the drip of Friends has been very slow. So imagine my excitement today to find a new … Continue reading

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Conference overview

I realise I have been very remiss in maintaining my Conference Culture and History posts, so here’s a brief round-up. Since playing Stafford we have encountered York City, Forest Green, Southport and Kidderminster. York, as far as I can ascertain, … Continue reading

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Greasepaint is the word

There is a poster in my local newsagent’s window for a circus which is coming to town. It’s called The Big Kid Circus. The poster proudly proclaims that it features acts from the “Moscow, Ukraine and Bulgarian State Circuses”. In … Continue reading

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Every Mother’s Son

A while back I was watching an edition of ‘This Week’. For those unfamiliar with it – which is almost everybody, I imagine – it’s a political programme on after ‘Question Time’ in which Andrew Neil takes an informal look … Continue reading

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