Monthly Archives: December 2007

(Christmas) Songs I’ve Downloaded This Week

I Am Fuel A whole armful of Xmas songs. The ‘B’ Side Johnny Adams – Please Come Home For Christmas Sir Shambling’s Deep Soul Heaven More soul songs about Christmas than you should be able to resist.

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How To Buy…On-U Sound

One of my favourite regular bits of Mojo is their How To Buy column, where we the readers get to assess the relative merits of an artist’s, genre or label’s back catalogue and choose our top ten. This month the … Continue reading

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Picking a Candidate

Morgan on The Campaign Company Blog makes a comparison between how British political parties have traditionally picked our candidates and how they do it in the United States: In the UK, understanding the rules, knowing who the key influencers in … Continue reading

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Lewisham Round Up

New Cross Xmas 1884: the Fun, the Frolic and the Mirth Transpontine has the panto details. Live at the Montague Arms Transpontine points us in the direction of some South East London sounds in the shape of: “‘The Two Petes’, … Continue reading

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BNP in Crisis

As an antidote to all the ballerina to marry councillor soft focus reporting of recent days can I suggest the Stop the BNP website – run by the indefatigable anti-fascists at Searchlight – which has been chronicling the tensions that … Continue reading

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Songs I’ve Downloaded This Week

In what has been a pretty strong week for excellent downloads these are the ones I’ve particularly enjoyed: the “B” side Esther Phillips – Cheater Man Sir Shambling’s Deep Soul Heaven (via In Dangerous Rhythm) A whole load of gospel, … Continue reading

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Jim Dowd on Trains, Hospitals and Email Accounts

Lewisham West MP, Jim Dowd, has used the Christmas Adjournment debate to re-raise the issue of transport in and out of the borough. I reproduce his speech in full: I am delighted to have the opportunity to raise a couple … Continue reading

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False beard

This photo is by way of saying thank you to the Lewisham bloggers.  At the last meet up one of the things I was pleased to get advice on was how to create the perfect nativity outfit for my oldest … Continue reading

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Flyposting in Brockley

As at least one community group has been given chapter and verse on using trees as a place to put up notices; and I’m told that one very senior officer has been reminded of council policy recently too, much to … Continue reading

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By the level of their photoshop outrage you shall know them

Remember back when, all that amusement and fake outrage about photoshopping by the rather excellent James Purnell – I’m told the BFI think he’s the bee’s knees.  Anyway, turns out that it’s not just our side of the political fence … Continue reading

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