- Having a tourist day in London, blue-biking with my son. Stopped for lunch in Trafalgar Sq. Town never looked better http://t.co/e29I1M9p12 3 hours ago
- "Hark! Hark! The dogs do bark!" Satirical map of Europe from 1914. lemonde.fr/culture/articl… via @tnyfrontrow #WW1 http://t.co/YtineVnv5Y 7 hours ago
- @michael1952 @Ozwald_Boateng @juree OB always looks so dishevelled ;-) 7 hours ago
- RT @StuartPenney1: 50 years ago today, April 16, 1964 the 1st Rolling Stones LP was released. 50 years before that WW1 was stirring http://… 9 hours ago
- ZZ Top: portrait of the rockers as young men. http://t.co/vVh7yTtp9l HT @AndrewMaleMojo 20 hours ago
- Testimony from Hillsborough, published 2009: theguardian.com/football/2009/… Via @Markchippers 21 hours ago
- RT @Markchippers: I caught the eye of a policeman just the other side of the fence.I mouthed the words,"Help us."He smiled to himself and s… 21 hours ago
- RT @allisonpearson: Dear god, perfectionist Chinese now beating us at radishes! #bigallotment 21 hours ago
- RT @henrywinter: Floral tribute to the 96 at the foot of the Bobby Moore statue outside Wembley this afternoon http://t.co/W2AZmFjsSS 21 hours ago
Monthly Archives: July 2012
It’s safe to say that Nona Hendryx — best remembered from her Labelle days — isn’t a card-carrying member of the Tea Party. Here’s the opening salvo from her new album, out in September. Ry Cooder is on the … Continue reading
Although I’ve dished out an occasional zero-star rating, I’ve never thought of making it a life sentence. Chris Brown, a figure of some notoriety, shall we say, receives the ultimate bad review: No Stars Ever.
If things had worked out, Lorenza Munoz — born in Mexico but raised in the US — might have become an Olympian. Dual loyalties got in the way: By the time I was 12, I landed a spot on a … Continue reading
Although it’s a long time since he came face-to-face with glamorous Mary Tamm, the ever-readable Ethan Iverson still takes the Time Lord very seriously. He even pays regular visits to the Tardis Eruditorum.
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis joins a posse of musicians at the London memorial service for the young American expat Abram Wilson, who died of cancer last month. Sebastian Scotney has video of the procession. (Thanks to Alex Webb for the photo.)
Do we have to call them Boris Bikes? As I don’t want to be part of the Mayor’s prime ministerial election campaign, I really wish there was a better name. Anyway, I finally had my first outings on London’s rent-a-ride … Continue reading
Five friends in a photo, getting older and older: “We plan on doing this for the rest of our lives, no matter what,” said Dickson. “Up until there’s one guy just sitting in the same pose! Even then, maybe someone … Continue reading
Not (yet) a replacement for the Euro… A banknote dealer’s shop window, West End.
“The problem with Burkean conservatives is there are not enough of us and not enough rich ones…” From a must-read article in The American Conservative on “Obamacons”, dissident Republicans who couldn’t bring themselves to vote GOP in 2008. Where will … Continue reading