Blog Archives

Thanks to Tuntuni for this contribution. This has three tracks listed of seminal importance to me – The Smiths ‘This Charming Man‘, The Sugar Cubes ‘Birthday‘ and The Cure – ‘Boys Don’t Cry‘. These cemented my identification within the world and sub-culture of indie music (for good and bad).

Guess I am at that age when my childhood icons are all leaving us behind. Sorry to hear of the death of Peter Tork. This is a flyer for a showing at a Sydney venue.

The following comes from The Guardian online news. McGahan, who has died aged 52, arrived on the literary scene with a semi-autobiographical classic of Australian dirty realism… If you grew up in Brisbane in the 1970s and 1980s, Praise, the debut novel by Andrew McGahan, was to the city’s literature what the Saints’ (I’m) Stranded was to […]