Buying records and Playing in the Street

A Sunday Walk reminding me of two things I’ve loved from early in my life. From 1963 onwards saving up my pocket money for singles by the Beatles, the Searchers, the Crystals and the Ronettes. Then coming home and playing football in streets still largely without cars. Golden days. But before that there are some […]

Two Against Nature

I blame Steely Dan. Ever since they issued their ‘comeback’ album in 2000 Sarah and I have been pausing at particular points on sunny walks and saying ‘Look, two against nature!’ And increasingly over the years we’ve been taking ‘arty’ photographs of this moment. Us two, silhouetted against all kinds of nature. Sometimes we might […]