BBC stuff: On 6Music: every single Don Letts show, it’s unmissable; quite a few Gideon Coe shows; occasional listens to Nemone, Radcliffe & Maconie, Introducing, Gilles Peterson and Tom Robinson Other BBC radio: Late Junction, Martin Freeman when he’s on, Sounds of the 70s. M’colleagues on West Wilts Radio: Andrew’s Alternative Afternoons Chris Samuel’s Polyphonic […]
Broadcast date: 14 September 2020. Spotify playlist. Rocket Fuel, by DJ Shadow & De La Soul Final Days – Bonobo Mix, by Michael Kiwanuka Tell me when, by Human League Life, by Karl Bartos Cold blue light, by Kynsy I’m going shopping, by Hartnoll & Young Manic Monday, by Billie Joe Armstrong Tell me that […]
Kate plotted this walk. Not much up-and-down, mostly on a reasonable level, but high up – we had good views south towards Salisbury Plain, and good views north towards Colerne. We also discovered hidden hamlets and places with silly names (Longsplatt, Blue Vein, Cat’s Hill, Hobb’s Bottom).
Back in the early 2000s, I bought a book of aerial photos of London. It was called London, A Photographic Atlas and it was published by getmapping.com. This was, of course, years before Google Maps. Google itself was just a mere baby at this point. Like lots of people I did some clearing out during […]
Listen again. Spotify playlist. Track list: Cottonmouth, by Throwing Muses Held down, by Laura Marling How to build a groove pt 1, by Wilsoni Tha’ Funk Master Star Roving, by Slowdive Every night, by Paul McCartney A pessimist is never disappointed, by Theaudience It’s a trip, by The Last Poets Check the rhime, by Tribe […]
A couple of weeks ago I had a quiet-ish sort of day, so I took my pink socks for a walk in the countryside between Hunstrete and Compton Dando, villages that lurk in the pretty valleys south of Keynsham. The final quarter of the walk took me through Lord’s Wood and Hunstrete Plantation, a huge […]