Goodbye, Mint Club

I need to stop going to gigs on acid.

Well, I don’t, because it’s brilliant, but I probably should when I intend to review them objectively because it makes everything sound so completely different. Tunes sound four dimensional. Mixing on … Read more...

Flamingos Cafe

Alongside pineapples and Salvador Dali, the flamingo is one of nature’s greatest achievements when it comes to expressing flamboyance and ridiculousness.

That combination of elegant head and ludicrous beak; the penchant for standing on one leg; their insistence on eating … Read more...

Space Ritual

“People are strange when you’re a stranger”, said some bloke somewhere sometime.

And he was right; people are indeed strange, though I’d argue that the less of a stranger someone becomes to you, the stranger to you they become (if … Read more...

Nicolas Dixon

To attend one of Nicolas Dixon’s exhibitions is to step into a world of two very different perspectives. This comes as no surprise from a man who stepped into the multifaceted world of visual art fairly late in life, having Read more...