You may have noticed that there’s been a distinct lack of updates here, largely because I have been SO busy with Rockhaq. It really has taken over my life completely.The best ways to keep up with what I’m upto is to visit the Rockhaq news section or follow me on Twitter
But never mind all that! I went to see The Stone Roses live for the first time in seventeen long years at the weekend! Continue reading
I’ve been invited to talk to a few hundred music and media students at Leicester College on Tuesday 8th November. They asked for a blurb about me and what I’ll be saying so I knocked this up…although it’s subject to change. What do you think? :/ Continue reading
Not a terribly exciting post but thanks to the rumour mill going crazy about a forthcoming Stone Roses reunion since Friday, I have to get my two cents in.
I first blogged about this at Christmas 2008 and was calling for it to happen. Since then, John Squire came out to vigorously deny any chance of a reunion taking place, like ever, and Continue reading
Not having a real holiday this Summer – booo! – I combined work with pleasure as much as I could. Here’s a whistle-stop tour of what I’ve been upto over the past few months: Continue reading
I’m making a brief aside from my new blog series about how to forge a career in journalism to focus on the current media furore surrounding Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs, privacy laws and super-injunctions. Quite frankly, it’s all just too damn juicy to ignore!
Firstly, big props go out to Scottish newspaper The Sunday Herald (my blog headline is a tribute) for setting off this week’s quite spectacular chain of events. The football player’s super injunction did not apply outside England, but even so, it takes guts to be the first UK paper to make a stand and run a full front page story ‘revealing’ the player and mentioning his name inside its pages.
So let’s start at the beginning. A lot of people are understandably raising questions about Continue reading