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Art Attack: 1970s London Graffiti.

Art Attack: 1970s London Graffiti.

5 days ago
I was interested to see a recent article in the British press about a catalogue of black and white photographs recording London’s political and counter-culture graffiti in the 1970s, which is being republished for the first time in almost 40 years. A bit of scurrilous graffiti about a popular female childrens’ TV presenter and someone from the Royal Family. I ... Read More
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Barmy Blowhard Bloke In Bizarre Bombed Out! Blag.

Barmy Blowhard Bloke In Bizarre Bombed Out! Blag.

6 days ago
Stephen “Ste” Allen pretending he can read, recently. I recently received an email from the man pictured in the above photograph who made an extraordinary claim about Bombed Out! As readers know I recently published a page of fantastic feedback and comments about the book from a wide cross-section of readers (see http://www.bombedoutpunk.com/bombed-out/feedback/bombed-out-readers-comments-and-feedback-so-far/) but this gentleman’s comments were different. He claimed he ... Read More
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Unusual Tribal Cemetery in the Cambodian Jungle.

Unusual Tribal Cemetery in the Cambodian Jungle.

4 days ago
Above Photo: a Human image in an overgrown Jarai Tribe Cemetery in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia. We were in remote Ratanakiri Province, not far from the Vietnamese border with our guide, and we motorbiked up a dusty road in the middle of nowhere on our way to visit a Jarai Tribe cemetery, if we could find it. Ratanakiri is where I based ... Read More
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A Strange Story Involving Scuba Diving and Punk Band The Adverts’ First Album.

A Strange Story Involving Scuba Diving and Punk Band The Adverts’ First Album.

7 days ago
Above Photo: The Adverts. As mentioned in Bombed Out!, the Adverts were one of my favourite early Punk bands, and I saw them play three times in Liverpool. Gary Gilmore’s Eyes was one of the first punk records I ever bought and I really liked their first album Crossing The Red Sea With The Adverts, which always reminds me of ... Read More
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New York University Students and the Plot of BACK.

New York University Students and the Plot of BACK.

1 day ago
Above Photo: Airborne NYU Students graduating in Washington Square. While I was in New York recently, I took the opportunity to visit some of the locations I wrote about in BACK, my Vietnam War/MIA/modern-day backpacker crossover novel, including taking a stroll around New York University and Washington Square. The above students performing pre-flight checks. Some of the main protagonists In ... Read More
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