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Bombed Out! Press Interview: Punk rocker’s memories of a life-changing scene.

Bombed Out! Press Interview: Punk rocker’s memories of a life-changing scene.

2 weeks ago
Above Photo: Peter Alan Lloyd (left) and John Kirkham (right) onstage at Eric’s in 1979 with Pink Military Stand Alone. Some of the old dock walls along Liverpool’s Dock Road, along which I spent many nights walking the seven miles home from Eric’s when I was in the bands. Last week I talked to a journalist called Jamie Bowman at my ... Read More
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Who Knew? 1980s Liverpool Bands and Hanging Around The City Centre.

Who Knew? 1980s Liverpool Bands and Hanging Around The City Centre.

5 days ago
St George’s Hall, Liverpool, in the 1890s. I love the above photograph, posted on Inacityliving’s Facebook page. At first sight you may not see why, but take a closer look: Close-up of the steps. Taken over 100 years ago, it shows people hanging around and sunbathing on the steps of the magnificent St George’s Hall, in Liverpool’s city centre, ... Read More
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The Naked Truth – Vietnam War Protest and Propaganda Photography.

The Naked Truth – Vietnam War Protest and Propaganda Photography.

2 days ago
Above Photo: Storm in a D Cup. Apparently not an anti-Vietnam War protest, but a contemporary one and keenly watched nonetheless. (Click on all photos to enlarge) I was recently looking at some anti-Vietnam War protest and propaganda photographs and thought it would be interesting to put some together in an article. The one above is a bit specious, ... Read More
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Bombed Out! – Readers’ Comments and Feedback So Far…

Bombed Out! – Readers’ Comments and Feedback So Far…

2 days ago
Bombed Out! has been on sale for a month now and even with the week’s delivery time from Thailand I have been astonished by the incredible feedback it has received from readers. I have added a page of feedback on the website here: http://www.bombedoutpunk.com/book-reviews/  and I’m ‘illustrating’ this article with just a selection of some of the comments I ... Read More
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A Weird Sight on the Dirt Roads of Andong Meas, Cambodia.

A Weird Sight on the Dirt Roads of Andong Meas, Cambodia.

1 week ago
I saw some odd sights on my recent BACK-related research trip to Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia. I had gone to look at Khmer Rouge former strongholds close to the Vietnamese border, and as I travelled to the small town of Andong Meas, a beat-up motorbike flashed past. Is that a….? I thought I saw a pig on the back of a motorbike, as ... Read More
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