Minimixschmoo

Once upon a time there were strange people standing in a muddy field before a crowd of funky ravers. They stood behind 2 machines made by Technics with the number1200 stamped upon them. Plastic discs turned round and around. They placed metal pins called needles upon these discs and a beautiful sound was heard… Please… Continue reading Minimixschmoo

One more Hackney summer

I’m not sure why but the seemingly endless drive across Spain; through the snow dusted mountains of Asturia, the vast arable deserts of the plains and the barren granite hills that lead down into Portugal’s forests took my mind to a friend that I lost a few years ago. I’ve wanted to write about him… Continue reading One more Hackney summer

Once upon a time…

…many moons ago I was a DJ – I’ve played in front of thousands of screaming, jumping people and headlined at major London clubs. I played in abandoned warehouses in cities and big tops in the depths of the countryside – squatted, seedy pubs in Hackney and railway arches in Waterloo. Aging pier ballrooms and… Continue reading Once upon a time…

Look what I found…

I was flitting around the interweave earlier and I came across this… …it was on a site put together by a traveller called Dave (Traveller Homes) with loads of photos of travellers buses, trucks, caravans and the like. Great memory laning for me. This lobster van was my first ever travelling home – an old… Continue reading Look what I found…