GIG 302 : Altered States / Dream City Film Club – Borderline, 1st August 1996

Thursday night and a double Borderline bill of a gig and then the Borderline's Rockit Club. The gig was for goth band Altered States and one of my favourite bands Dream City Film Club. Having seen Dream City Film Club for the first time back in May (GIG 283) this was now the third time … Continue reading GIG 302 : Altered States / Dream City Film Club – Borderline, 1st August 1996

(Poetry) The Other Side Of The Game

Along with reams of short stories, and longer attempts at fiction, I’ve written countless poems over the decades. The bulk were written in my teens and twenties and I literally have folders full of handwritten and typewritten compositions. I’d been threatening to put a selection into print since the mid-90’s. I remember discussing it with … Continue reading (Poetry) The Other Side Of The Game

(Poetry) The Man Who Would Be God

Along with reams of short stories, and longer attempts at fiction, I’ve written countless poems over the decades. The bulk were written in my teens and twenties and I literally have folders full of handwritten and typewritten compositions. I’d been threatening to put a selection into print since the mid-90’s. I remember discussing it with … Continue reading (Poetry) The Man Who Would Be God

GIG 298 : Eric Clapton / The Who (performing Quadrophenia) / Bob Dylan / Alanis Morissette – Hyde Park, 29th June 1996

If you look at this gig two things are amazing. Firstly - what a line-up! Eric Clapton, The Who (playing Quadrophenia), Bob Dylan and the then current hotness Alanis Morissette all on the same bill! The scond amazing thing - the ticket only cost £8... YEP EIGHT POUNDS!!! It may have been 1996, but even … Continue reading GIG 298 : Eric Clapton / The Who (performing Quadrophenia) / Bob Dylan / Alanis Morissette – Hyde Park, 29th June 1996