Feet don’t fail me now

Friday, 6 February 2009, 21:48 | Category : Good new stuff
Tags : , , , , , ,

Given that shoes are the only type of clothing that I’m willing to spend much money on, I was reluctant to set any of my current pairs onto the slush and salt-covered streets of London over the last couple of days (it was wellies before that), so I dug an old pair of dust-covered trainers [...]

The last of the melting snow

Friday, 6 February 2009, 13:15 | Category : Good new stuff, Songs
Tags : ,

As the last of the lovely white stuff which brought so much fun to London on Monday disappears from our streets and parks, there’s surely no more appropriate tune than the one below.
The Leisure Society was founded by Nick Hemming and Christian Hardy. Nick used to play in a band with Paddy Considine and Shane [...]

Essie Jain

Friday, 6 February 2009, 0:10 | Category : Uncategorized
Tags :

Today I’m calming things back down. Quite a lot calmer. Essie Jain is a British singer-songwriter resident in New York, who seems to be a wee bit prolific. It’s impressive enough that her debut album We Made This Ourselves in 2007 was followed by her second, The Inbetween in less than a year on her [...]