Thursday , May 19 2022

Christopher Rose

Can all the haters please leave the planet?

Watching the vigil for Anthony Walker, the Liverpool teenager horribly murdered by sick evil racists – who killed poor Anthony with an axe and left it sticking out of the back of his head – I’m sitting here with tears rolling down my face listening to the simple dignity of …

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Prince’s NPG Music Club website

Dear Prince, NPGMusicClub Ever since I was introduced to your music, I’ve been a keen fan of your work. It was back in the day when I worked at what used to be one of the great Independent record companies, Rough Trade. I was talking about music with one Bob …

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Rocket Festival, Antequera 29 April to 1 May 2005

With all due respect to this impressionistic painting of Antequera, what I’d like to tell you about is a bit more contemporary. Thanks to a blog i found today, Agenda Personal, I found out about the awesome Rocket Festival (Festival site in English & Español) taking place in a beautiful …

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What’s all the Fuss about the new Euro Constitution?

Many people have quite heated positions on the subject of the new European Constitution but to my way of thinking, it’s such a simple no-brainer that at times it’s hard to remember what all the fuss is about. The proposed reforms will strengthen my rights as a citizen of the …

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WELCOME TO THE HOUSE OF FUN

This compilation features 23 consecutive Madness hits in chronological order that reveal the depth and diversity of their musical reach...

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How Herman Hesse Changed My Life Forever

As a callow 16 year old virgin, forced by circumstances beyond my control to take premature control of my life, I had many romantic ideas about the world. Herman Hesse’s The Glass Bead Game completely revolutionized the way I saw the world, showed me the limitations of fixed beliefs and …

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