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Thursday, March 24th, 2011
11:08 am
Bloody hell, it's gotta be important if I'm back on here after so much time!
and it is: it's 2 days to go to this this

Sorry if this offends, but remember: if you're in London and don't march you're either a fucking tory (or lib-dem lackey, makes no difference to me) or bloody stupid - the cuts are going to affect YOU as much as the rest of us.

If you've not done this before/don't know where to go/don't want to go on your own/need other info: call me, you've got my number (or you can see it in a locked post at the top of my LJ if we're 'friends' on here) and I'll be happy to meet up or help in any way I can. See you all there at some point I hope.
Thursday, May 6th, 2010
9:41 am
A Message To You Lib-Dems

You're NOT gonna win outright. Or at all for that matter, and that's a FACT - it's gonna be toff-master Cameron or a hung parliament, everything else is fiction! We could argue for hours on the need for an electoral reform and to bring in PR (and I agre 100% on both counts btw), but as things stand, things are like I said above.

Right, me myself, personally, I can't see what the fuck you lot see in that Cameron-lite twat Nick Clegg and his bunch of bleeding-heart upper-middle class (when not upper-class altogether) quasi-conservatives, and think he is JUST AS LIKELY to side up with the real ones as he is with Labour if it helps him keep his arse on the government benches, but hey that's me.1
I'm not saying don't vote for them, but please, PLEASE don't be stupid and vote TACTICALLY. If you're in a Lab-Con marginal then you know what the right thing to do is. Just as Lab voters (should) know what to do if they're in a Lib-Con marginal ok? Here's a guide to do so if you need one: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/may/05/election-2010-tactical-voting-guide.

I think we can all agree that keeping the tories out is the main priority don't we. So once again, please do what you have to do. Remember, thanks to YOU we have that mop-top inbred moron as a mayor here in London - don't make the same mistake twice eh?

Oh, and on a slightly different note - a message to you Tories (not that I think there are any on here, but sadly I wouldn't be surprised if there were either): FUCK OFF, I've got nothing to say to you but this. If I've offended someone it's because they deserve it ok? So I'll say once again - FUCK OFF, the lot of you tories, tory-sympathisers, and tory voters.

1 And before anyone says, I hate new labour too and would love nothing more than seeing them consigned to the dustbin of history... and replaced by the old Labour party which, for all its faults (and there were many) was head and shoulders above the current crop.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
11:18 am
Years go by...
... but the excuse for consumeristic exploitation known as 'christmas' keeps coming back, I think I've worked out roughly every 12 months or so, strange that, eh? ;-)
Anyways, everyone's entitled to believe in whatever fairytale they like, so as per usual let me wish you:
Some of you I'll see during this festive period, others on NYE or soon in 2010, as for those of you I haven't had the chance to see much - or at all - in 2009, I hope the new year will bring the opportunity to meet up soon. In any case, to ALL of you:
Have a good one, eat and drink too much (theres always January to make resolutions that will never be kept about detoxing and all that), and if you can piss off a banker, BA manager or other individual similarly worthy of contempt in the process all the better ;-)
Monday, September 14th, 2009
7:49 pm
Monday, August 24th, 2009
8:01 pm
East is East [Part 3: 02/8-08/8 - Cambodia and back to Bangkok]

[continued from part two here]

So, bleary-eyed and half asleep, the next morning we got on the bus to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia and our next destination

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We finally got home around 9 pm UK time (3 am SE Time and according to our body clock), completely exhausted but extremely happy for what had been an amazing journey during which we were fortunate enough to see and experience so many fantastic things. Oh, and VERY relieved at finding that the temperature at home was a suitable 20 C with overcast sky, instead of the hellish 35+ degrees 100% humidity that those lunatics have in SE Asia!

And on this subject, for the benefit of anyone who might have missed that, like I said elsewhere may I remind everyone that since the moment I stepped out of the plane I have made sure I didn't spend A MINUTE longer than strictly necessary in the fucking sun, nor I intend to for the foreseeable future - so if you plan to invite me to any sort of hippy/outdoor activity between now and November, don't be offended if I politely turn the offer down ;-)

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Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
7:28 pm
East is East [Part 2: 23/7-01/8 - Vietnam]

[continued from part one here]

and so we landed at Hanoi airport about mid afternoon, changed some money into the new currency and set off to find the way into town.


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That said, however, the experience was certainly positive and once again I feel very lucky to have been able to go there and visit it. Next on the agenda was the final country of our trip, Cambodia - but this is another story and I will talk about it in the next instalment.

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Monday, August 17th, 2009
9:37 pm
East is East [Part 1: 17/7-23/7 - Bangkok and Laos]
Here we go again, time for the usual travel report from our latest holiday/trip - not too sure who I'm doing it for to be honest, seeing as I've pretty much abandoned LJ of late, or if anyone will read it but since I don't know where else to put it I might as well write it here.

Following the theme of the last 2 years, we went East this time too: well, South East (Asia) to be precise - Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, plus 2 days in Bangkok (the first and the last of the holiday, simply cos flying in/out of there was some £300 cheaper than flying ot any destination in the countries we actually wanted to visit). What can I say, eventually we'll run out of places in the East and be forced to go some other direction, who knows ;-)

Anyways, here we go

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Which was certainly very different from our next destination, Hanoi - but this will be dealt with in the next chapter of the East is East travel report.

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Sunday, August 9th, 2009
3:15 pm
...then it was time to turn the ship around
Not that I've bothered posting much on here lately, anyways for those of you who have noticed my absence and/or care to know - I've just got back from a 3 week trip around SE Asia (flew in and out of Bangkok but didnt really spend much time there, the focus of the trip was Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, which we visited as extensively as we could in the relatively short time we had available); yes it was great, we saw so many amazing places and things. Photos (most likely on facebook) and/or travel report  might follow if/when I have time and can be bothered.

Anyways, 2 things:

1 - I'm obviously NOT going to read over 3 weeks worth of LJ entries, so if I've missed out on something, and/or there's anything I need to know please comment or get in touch with me whichever way suits you most

2 - as some of you might know, it was supposed to be the rainy season in SE Asia now... rainy season my arse!!! We didn't even see a drop of rain for the first 2 weeks of the trip, and even where it did rain (South Vietnam and Cambodia) it was a couple of hours of torrential downpour a day, sandwiched between extreme heat and extreme heat - for the rest it was UNBEARABLE FUCKING HEAT AND 300% HUMIDITY!! So, considering that I despise the sun and hot weather at the best of times, in light of the above I really hope the fucking sun fucks off somewhere far away from me for the next 6-8 months AT LEAST. Now, what this means to you: a) in case you plan to organise any activities happening during the day and in the open please don't be offended by the fact that I won't be taking part - I've no intention of being exposed to the sun a minute longer than strictly necessary for the foreseeable future; b) all you sun-worshipping hippies out there, PLEASE keep your comments on the above AND/OR on the effing sun or lack thereof to yourselves - again, I will not suffer sun-worshippers gladly for quite a while; provoke me and I WILL hit back, and people generally end up getting offended or upset  when I do so. You have been warned.

That's all, normal service resumes from tomorrow, and who knows, I might even start posting random rants and insulting various individuals and sectors of society on here like I used to in the future ;-)
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009
2:44 pm
So you thought that we had left you?....
Vendemmian Spring-Summer Offensive 2009.

After a deserved winter break, Vendemmian are ready to resume the fight to liberate the world from bleepy shite and other questionable types of music.

The following gigs have been confirmed:

Saturday 11th April 2009
The Dark Room
The Giffard Arms, Wolverhampton, UK

+ Legion
contact, info +tickets: http://www.myspace.com/thedarkroomatgiffard

Sunday 10th May 2009
Gotham 10
The Islington Academy, London, UK
+ Das Ich, Gothminister, Helalyn Flowers, All Living Fear, Maleficent, Lilygun, Cryogenica, Dead Heaven
contact, info + tickets: http://www.flagpromotions.com/

Saturday 16th May 2009
Bakgården Scene
Trondheim, Norway
contact, info + tickets: email of promoters available on request

Sunday 31st May 2009

Wave-Gotik Treffen,
Leipzig, Germany
4-day festival with some 200 acts over several venues.
contact, info + tickets: http://www.wave-gotik-treffen.de/english/

Saturday 20th June 2009
@ Beat Night Club, Blackpool, UK
+ Charles De Gaol, Devilish Presley, Ghost of Lemora and others
contact, info + tickets: http://www.misfest.co.uk/

Saturday 4th July 2009
Lumous Festival
Tampere, Finland
2 day festival, + Projekt Pitchfork, Inkubus Sukkubus, Deviant UK and others
contact, info + tickets: http://www.lumous.net/index_en.php

1-2 more shows might be added in the next few weeks.

New album, One More Time, out now and available from Resurrection Records or directly from us here

Thursday, February 19th, 2009
9:57 am
Brand new Cadillac

Well, not really, but here's the thing:

The antefact: 2 weeks ago during the Big Snowfall (for non uk-living people, it was just a normal snowfall, but here anything above 1 inch will get the whole country to a complete halt) I got hit by another driver. No injuries or anything for either of us, the damage to the car didn't seem to be particularly bad and she admitted fault right away so I thought there'd be no problem, HOWEVER, having had an estimate done by a garage, the guilty party's insurance (the one who would be responsible for picking up the bill) has decided that since the cost of repair would almost equal the value of the car (which is 7 years old, so not worth a huge amount) they're gonna write it (the car) off and pay me its current market value.

I had bought that car about 2 years ago and had a number of small problems with it, and generally speaking never particularly liked it, so overall I'm not too sad to see it go - except I now have to go through the pain in the arse to look for and buy another car, something I well and truly hate (it ranks almost as bad as moving home for me).

SO - I'm aware that most of you being g**hs and/or living in London you most likely don't have a car, never wanted one and don't know many people who do, but if you know someone who's got a car for sale, THIS is the moment to let me know.

What I'm after is a medium-sized, city car (I have no problems whatsoever with the size of my cock, therefore need no extensions of any sort), let's say engine between 1.0 and 1.3 (like a Ford Fiesta or a Vauxhall Corsa, but will consider most makes though probably NOT a Peugeot seeing that the car I've just got rid of was a Peugeot and like I said I never really got into it), will consider anything up to 1.6 but definitely not above that. Price would ideally be between £1000 and £1500, though I might go as far up as £2000 tops if it's REALLY worth it, age would be anything up to 10 years (and given the price I stated, realistically I doubt it'll be less than 5/6 years old). It should have a valid MOT (preferably just passed, or at least valid for another good few months) and of course be in good conditions (I don't mind the odd bump or scratch on the bodywork, but the engine, wheels etc. need to be in good working order). Ideally the person selling it would be someone you know and at least up to a certain extent trust - one of the worst things of looking for a car is how to make sure you're not getting ripped off (especially for people who are not really experts in the matter like me), hence my asking people I know before I go down the Auto-trade/gumtree route.

Like I said, I don't expect anything to come out of this, but if any of you knows someone who's got a car for sale drop me a line.


Thursday, August 14th, 2008
11:09 pm
The Lure of the East [Part 4: 31/7-4/8 - Poland]
[continued from part three here

And so we were in Poland, the last country to be visited on our trip.

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A few hours sleep later it was time to get up and go to the airport, from which we flew home; by 7.30 am we were landing at Luton and less than 2 hours later we were home (for me to go straight out for work again!). All in all we were away for 17 days (18 if you count the day we flew back), visited 4 countries, clocked up quite a few miles once again and saw lots of interesting places and things, while having a lot of fun in the process - an extremely positive experience, is it time to go away again? I can't wait!!
Sunday, August 10th, 2008
5:20 pm
The Lure of the East [Part 3: 27/7-30/7 - Ukraine]
[continued from part two here

And the next morning we did arrive in Kiev, the capital of the Ukraine, according to plan.

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..but this will be the topic of the next (and last) part of the Lure of the East, coming soon...
Thursday, August 7th, 2008
10:46 pm
The Lure of the East [Part 2: 23/7-26/7 - Moldova and Transdniestr, Odessa (Ukraine)]
[continued from part 1 here]

 So, Moldova... 

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We would arrive in Kiev the next morning, but this will be the subject of the next part of the story, stay tuned for it...
9:15 pm
The Lure of the East [Part 1: 18/7-22/7 - Romania]
So, since someone has kindly requested this, here's the write up of our travels, just like I did last year. It all started again stupidly early on the 18th July, when me and doniajud boarded a plane to to Cluj-Napoca, in Romania.

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So, we were in Moldova, second country of our trip... but we'll talk about this in the next part of The Lure of the East, coming soon on a computer screen near you.
Wednesday, July 16th, 2008
10:14 pm
East End boys in Eastern places Part 2
Some of you will remember that last year I went there.

Well apparently I'm doing it again this year. Well sort of, as in, I won't be going that far this time, 'only' in Eastern Europe. I also won't be on my own this year, as obviously doniajud will come with me.

Anyway, to cut a long story short, Friday morning we'll be flying to Romania, and just over 2 weeks later we'll be flying home from Poland... in between, we'll see where trains, buses and other transports, and our fancy takes us - the rough plan is from Romania to cross into Moldova and then the Ukraine, to then come back west into Poland, but it's all fairly open and may very well change en route. Basically, we'll do what we feel like doing.

While I'm away, the usual rules of engagement apply: feel free to email me if you want/need to, but don't expect fast replies - as always, I'll attempt to check my email regularly, but I cannot guarantee HOW regularly I will be able to read and/or reply to emails; I will have my mobile with me, but PLEASE only use that for emergencies, a) cos I've no idea what the signal situation will be like where I'll be and b) cos it costs a fortune to even receive phonecalls abroad, and I'm stingy - texts you can send, if you must, cos they're free to receive, just don't expect me to reply unless it's something REALLY important; oh, and feel free to phone my landline if you fancy, just don't be disappointed if you always get through to the ansaphone ok? ;-)

I'll back in business (literally, straight to work in line with my usual tradition) from Monday 4th August, until then try to cope without me yeah? ;-)
Monday, June 30th, 2008
9:10 pm
Good times for a change...

As of today, after playing the last gig at Lumous festival in Finland last week (which was great, btw) I have officially left Voices of Masada; it has been long coming but now it's official.

Why? Well, as the most observant among you will have noticed, the three of us were never particularly close, and time has certainly increased the distance among us rather than decreasing it. Having said that, we have always been very professional and worked very well together, achieving lots of things that, to be completely honest, I don't think any other band in our situation would have come even close to achieving and I'm extremely proud of. For this reason, until now I have been perfectly happy to continue our professional relationship and reap its fruits like we have done so far, in terms of prestigious gigs, personal satisfaction and so on.

What has changed then?

Well, without going into too many details*, the band has now made a decision (which they will no doubt announce soon, and as a now ex-member is not my place to make public before they decide it's time to) that is against my principles and what I think being in a band is all about, a decision I fought against explaining my position but that was nonetheless approved by the majority of the band (i.e. the other two).
And those of you who know me know that principles are VERY important to me - people have said, and no doubt will say, that the easier thing to do for me would have been to go along with it, after all I wouldn't have had much to lose; but I don't do the easy thing, I do the RIGHT thing (or at least I try to) and this is the right thing to do for me.

This is not necessarily a moral judgement on what the other two have decided - it was something that I found wrong, which doesn't necessarily mean anyone else should or would - in fact I'm fairly sure some of you will think I must be stupid (well, even more stupid than you already think I am!) So it's a decision they were perfectly entitled to make, and good luck to them with it, they'll need it.

No doubt, gossip-mongers and various other backbiters will put two and two together and decide that I am leaving because of my involvement with Vendemmian. Well, this is a free country and they can think (and say) what they like, but that simply couldn't be further from the truth - as I'm sure also Rob and Ray will tell you. The process that has ultimately led to my leaving the band had started long before I became Vendemmian's live bass player, and the deciding factor happened much after and is totally unrelated to it. My being asked to play live for Vendemmian has just been a lucky coincidence, since, as it turned out, it will give me the chance to carry on playing live until I'll  join another band or start a new one... IF that's what's gonna happen, cos at the moment there are no definite plans.

So, it's over and tomorrow is another day. I might still play 1 or 2 gigs with them (if they need me/want me to), but that's only because it's gigs we had already agreed and therefore I still consider my responsibility to play, especially if the alternative would be cancelling them or letting people down in any other way. Apart from that though, that's it.

The split is amicable, at least for now**. At present there are no particular problems between us and therefore those who hope to see a full blown feud develop will be disappointed - we are still more than capable of being in the same place without problems arising (unlike what happened with the parasitic element of the band we got rid of years ago), relations between us will definitely be warm and most people will not notice any changes in the way we'll behave towards each other in public - Hell, like I said above I could very well end up playing live with them again, do you think that would happen if there were serious problems between us?

What is going to happen now? In the short term, absolutely nothing that you don't know already - I will carry on playing live with Vendemmian; then who knows what the future holds - I might join another band, or become an effective member of Vendemmian, or start a new band from scratch, or become a solo performer/singer-songwriter, or join a fucking brass band, or all or none of the above, or fuck knows what else. I'm not all that bothered about it at the moment, to be honest.

Last but not least, I think some thanks are in order for all of you who supported me (us) and helped in any way during the 6 years of life (with me in it anyway) of this weird, beautiful, total paradox of a band, and contributed to achieving all we achieved (and it's A LOT) against all logic and rational explanations - you know who you are, all of you.

So, out goes the light, down comes the curtain, thank you and good night.


*At the same time it's no secret and I'll be happy to expand on that with anyone who'd like to know, privately and/on here

**I have NO intention to stop it being amicable, nor I believe in the slightest that the other two want that either, but you never know in life, and - again as you will know if you know me - I was never particularly good at turning the other cheeck: attack me and I will hit back, AND reserve the right to determine the extent of my retaliation, that's the only reason I added that 'at least for now' bit - again, anyone intent on reading between the lines and creating fantasy scenarios will be sorely disappointed.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008
1:09 pm
There is power in a Union
 As you will know (or at least I hope you do!) on Thursday, 1st May (quite important and symbolic date, btw, but this another story) we vote for the Mayor of London and the Greater London Assembly representatives - I hope ALL of you living in London and entitled to vote registered for it and are going to vote.

As for the rest, I never thought I'd have to write this as I honestly can't see how ANYONE IN THEIR SANE MIND, no matter what their political views are, would want to vote for someone like boris johnson; but polls (however reliable they may be) tell a different story, and therefore I think it's only fair of me to annoy the lot of you with a couple of considerations ;-)

- to those of you who don't intend to vote and hide behind the usual 'they're all the same anyway', 'I don't care about politics', 'it won't make any difference' and all such cliches: go ahead and do it, I have decided not to vote before myself, but remember that in doing so YOU GIVE UP EVERY RIGHT TO COMPLAIN ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS IN LONDON IN THE NEXT FOUR YEARS; you had a chance to have your say, you didn't take it - this means that whatever the next mayor and or GLA do you will have to accept and NOT MOAN about it.

- to everyone else: no matter what you think or what anyone else (not least the other candidates) say, it's a two-horse race: Brian Paddick doesn't stand a chance, you thinking (or even just hoping) he can get in is no more realistic than me thinking Lindsey German can get in or that the SWP will win the next general election, it's simply NOT GONNA HAPPEN. which means, that IF YOU DON'T WANT THE RACIST INBRED TORY BUFFOON TO GET IN YOU HAVE TO VOTE FOR KEN - simple as that and there is no other alternative. This does not necessarily mean you'll have to vote Labour for the GLA too (I certainly won't), there will be separate ballot papers for that, but as far as the mayoral election goes it really is either Ken or the tories and nothing else.

- to those of you whose little middle-class conscience forbids voting for 'that communist' and commands that they vote lib-dem all the same: there are TWO preferences on the ballot paper for the mayoral election: they'll count the first preference first, but if no candidate wins over 50% of the vote outright (which will almost certainly not happen) they'll keep the top two candidates and count all the second preferences these two got,; who'll have most votes after that will win. So, again, if you don't want that tory twat to get in you'll have to give Ken AT LEAST your second preference: you will have given your vote to your top choice candidate (however pointless that will have been) and therefore presumably you'll have kept your principles intact, and at the same time you won't be guilty of helping the tories get in.

- to those of you who WILL vote tory, and unfortunately I know there are some out there[1]: you might as well vote for the BNP, at least you'd have the courage of your convictions, cos that's the sort of ideals you'd be voting for if you choose boris.

- to those of you who think if boris got in it wouldn't be too bad in the long run cos he would mostly be an embarrassment for the tories and discredit them in time for the next general election (yes, I've heard this argument too!): 4 years is a LONG TIME and one can do a GREAT DEAL OF DAMAGE in such a period; don't know about you lot but I would like to carry on living in London, and if you plan to stay here for a while still too I strongly suggest you consider things carefully.

Right, I think I've offended pretty much everyone now, so I can stop ;-)

Good luck everyone for Thursday, if the tory village idiot gets in we'll REALLY be in the shit over the next few years.

[1] while I'd love to think that no person calling themselves alternative would even entertain the thought of voting tory, the sad reality is that those times (because there WAS a time when that was the case) are gone, and these days, especially in this country and especially in London, there's all too many so-called 'alternatives' on the right of the political spectrum... which is reason #346789 I hate goths, but that's another story ;-)
Tuesday, March 4th, 2008
12:00 pm
Say Goodbye....

... cos The Mission are going to heaven now (well, until Mr Hussey needs more cash to pay the gas bill, at which point he'll stage another reunion)

As everyone else who posted said, the farewell Mish gigs were great - they were never my favourite band but I cant deny I love them, they've undoubtedly been a very big part of my life, plus at least in the last 10 odd years live they've always been very good. 

Went to 3 of the nights (missed out on Children, and part of me wishes we'd gone to that too), excellent music, excellent atmosphere, people I hadnt seen in years from all over the UK and in fact the whole of Europe, excellent FUN, quite emotional in places, especially on the last night (first time I saw them was 18 years ago, on the Carved in Sand tour in Turin, this was like a long, important chapter of my life ending. And fittingly enough my mate Alex who was here for the gigs and stayed at mine I had first met that famous night in 1990). I also loved the fact they used the stage prop they had on the Gods own Medicine (and Children?) tour, and each night they had the intro they used on the respective tours (apart from the last night, when they used the Dambusters again, from the First Chapter tour). 

All three nights were special in their own way, First Chapter had the best individual songs, Gods Own Medicine is my favourite album as a whole, Carved in Sand I never liked apart from 2 songs but it was relegated to support set, and the main set, the greatest hits, was simply fantastic.

But you know what the funniest bit was? that at the gigs of what has undoubtedly been the MOST COMMERCIALLY SUCCESSFUL goth band of all time there were NO GOTHS AT ALL[1]! Yep, that's right, none - at least, none currently ACTIVE in the goth scene (DJs, promoters, present day bands[2], the uber-dressed people you see at EVERY goth event etc.). The vast majority of the crowd were people who certainly WERE in the goth scene AT SOME POINT, but not really anymore, and certainly never part of the fancy dress brigade. Which speaks VOLUMES about the current goth scene and why certain people (like me for instance!) dont feel any affiliation with it nor really want to be associated with it.

Still we certainly didnt miss them, it was great to see 2000 people per night going absolutely mental, belting out the words, getting on each other shoulders (I'm covered in bruises, which is always a sign of a good gig ;-) ) and/or generally intent on having FUN as opposed to studying who's wearing what while being all careful to stay far away from the uncool 'hooligans' at the front, in case they accidentally smudge their make up.

It was a fantastic three nights and I really hope they really were the last ever Mission concerts: that way those who were there will keep the memory with them forever, and those who werent can only kick themselves for what they have missed out on.

[1] Unless of course they all went on the Children night when I wasnt there... which I somehow find unlikely ;-)
[2] apart from those whose members are all well over 30, and even then there werent as many as there should have been

Thursday, February 14th, 2008
11:23 pm
the subtle rehabilitation of thatcherism

I'm seriously disappointed by tonights Ashes to Ashes: not only the thatcherite scum was not the baddie, he doesnt even get killed in the blast at the end!!! I cannot help by seeing this as yet another small sign of the BBC's attempt to rehabilitate the filthy whore thatcher [spits] - the rich shit should have OBVIOUSLY been the bad guy and go down, NOT be the victim of people deliberately and unfairly portrayed as outdated loonies fighting for lost causes. If nothing else, he was guilty of being thatcherite tory scum anyway!!! [1]

And ok, the above may or may not be 100% serious and what I'm about to say might sound paranoid to some of YOU lot, but there HAVE been several small things pointing towards a rehabilitation of the worst thing happened to Britain since the war, from her being portrayed in a positive light by the media right up to that moron Gordon Brown inviting her to No. 10 (Bevin, Attlee, Bevan & gang must be somersaulting in their graves at what they had to witness in the last 12 years of Labour Party) - watch out for the day of national mourning or some such other nonsense when the cow finally kicks the bucket

Not me maggie, the champers's still on ice for the day of your long overdue departure!

[1] on a brighter note, it was good to see Georgie in it, dancing away with the other goffs new romantics at the Visage gig

Current Mood: slightly ironic but not much
Tuesday, January 1st, 2008
3:56 pm
I know it's late notice...
...but I have been reliably informed (by Donia) that I am having birthday drinks this coming Friday - all I had to do was pick a pub. After careful consideration we went for Quinns, in Camden, cos it's got proper beer, those who then want to go to that poxy goth club down the road (which shall remain nameless) can do so, and for those who fancy a bite at some stage in the evening there's plenty of choice in the vicinity. So, in short: come down and help me commiserate celebrate!
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