Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Revolving Painted World of the Tokyo Mods

Another good night at Studio Jam; the band pictured onstage is the Minnesota Voodoo Men, and the shot shows one of their audience-participation stage-invasion moments (that they love so much). Bottom picture; the new 45′ single from my good friend … Continue reading

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Big Society is Watching You!

More from the London Transport Museum; this delightfully retro poster hails from 2002, when following the 9/11 tragedy, the Gov thought it would comfort the average Brit by reminding them that CCTV CAMERAS ARE EVERYWHERE!!! Needless to say, the average … Continue reading

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Mind The Gap

When I was in London last Sunday, I got the chance to do some research in the London Transport Museum – and I was reminded of just how beautiful the Art Deco designs (coordinated by Frank Pick) really were. Here’s … Continue reading

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Return to Tokyo

Well I’m back and I’m severely jet-lagged. Think I’ll post some news and comments on UK society over the next few days, some reflections on what I found there – for example, what the heck is this ‘Big Society’ everyone … Continue reading

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We Interrupt This Program

Dear Readers, Due to a family emergency next week I shall be in the UK. I am hoping to put up a report when I get back – but until then, here’s this.

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