Awa’ hame

Monday, 26 January 2009, 23:02 | Category : Stuff
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I’m a day late this year with the haggis, neeps and tatties and whisky, but better late than never. There’s too much going on at the moment, and add to that the happy new Ox year celebrations too, I’m all celebratory-mealed-out now. Still, as is customary in our house, in addition to the food and [...]

Last chapter of the Astoria

Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:50 | Category : Stuff
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Today is the last day of the Astoria. Tonight was meant to be the closing night, hosted by Ibiza superclub Manumission, but that’s been cancelled, so last night’s ‘Destruction Ball’, oranised by Sam Duckworth of Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly and featuring himself, Frank Turner, The King Blues,  …The Trail of Dead and VV Brown [...]

Back to it

Monday, 5 January 2009, 23:06 | Category : Stuff
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The holidays are over. Dead Christmas trees litter the streets. The dickheaded dog-owners of Bow have seen fit to carpet the pavements of E3 with some fresh dogshit. And we’ve got snow - only not the winter wonderland-type stuff. More the crappy wet London variety which never lies and only succeeds in making the ground [...]

The old ones are the best

Thursday, 4 December 2008, 23:40 | Category : Stuff
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So today was the first ever National Wear Your Old T-shirt to Work Day, started by BBC6Music’s indie legend Steve Lamaq. Apparently in response to rock t-shirts being worn as fashion accessories, he wanted people to drag out their neglected old band t-shirts and wear them with pride.
Despite my place of work not really being [...]

Under construction

Thursday, 27 November 2008, 13:36 | Category : Stuff
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Welcome to the new Daily Growl site. I’ve freed myself for the random post-deleting tyranny of Blogger and set myself up here. Being a bit of a technical dunce, I’ve not found the self-hosted Wordpress thing very easy, but I’ve benefited from very useful help and advice from my web hosts, Tim from The Blue [...]