THAT REALLY GRINDS MY GEARS!
A rant from the depths of the urban gut to the edges of this greedy and pleasant land. A vociferous out burst of everyday annoyances that drive (fairly reasonable) people to the verge of psychotic behaviour. This column will take no hostages – subjects addressed will be shot to pieces; survivors will be shot again. You've been warned!
Dealing with a life threatening situation
A four part diary written by Steve Graham. Colourful language and very graphic... visceral even, in a way that engages our curiosity and provokes a shared sense of dread and vulnerability.' A real Tour de Force - this is an absolute must for everyone.
(excerpt) It's ironic, I've spent 30 years working in the film business, a good deal of them as a camera man, and I'm lying here staring at a shot of the inside of my own arsehole.'...'Where did it all start? Believe it or not, Hollywood, LA LA land, the home of glistening sun kissed boulevards. Land of the stars, the world of make believe. But I was staring down a toilet, not a metaphoric toilet, a real one, in the Beverly Terrace Hotel, looking at my own shit.
He has lived in the area for many years and he is busy either promoting events (currently with the Thursdays at The Tabernacle) or Djing, or running RoughlerTV which descended from Roughler Magazine, a boho pubzine which chronicled Portobello Life in the 80s.
Hold Me Close, Tiny Mama
Confessions of a NW London-based yummy mummy
A blog by Lisa McGarry who became a mum recently. Through it she will attempt to make sense of mama-dom, treading a path that so many have before, but putting her own unique spin cycle on it.
It's a funny, topical and vivid chronicle with many surprises along the way. Lisa writes with humour and ease making it compulsory reading.
From winter blues to happy holidays, from rubbish airports to grappling with public transport, from shoes and solids to everyday bittersweet realisations!