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18 May 2018

On the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, nothing has changed. Israeli snipers murdered 60 unarmed Palestinian protesters including 16 children and injured 2,700 others. Further proof that the existence of Israel is the biggest obscenity on the face of the … Continue reading

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The Chelsea Hotel

There are so many things I intended to comment upon, but didn’t have the time. One was the sale of doors from the Hotel Chelsea, rescued from a skip on April 12th. I admire the acumen of the homeless man, … Continue reading

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28 March 2018

In the late sixties I rented a house on Lord North Street, Westminster, close to the Houses of Parliament. We had a black cat, called Nadja after the heroine in Andre Breton’s novel of the same name. She had an … Continue reading

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22 November 2017

The exhibition of the British Underground Press of the Sixties was a great success. Far more people attended than we were expecting, a great many of whom were insistent upon telling us how they still had piles if IT or … Continue reading

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29 July 2017

I have spent a lot of time recently selecting the illustrations to go with the re-issue of my In The Sixties book which is coming out at the end of Sepember. It is being re-issued by Rocket 88, friends of … Continue reading

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June 20, 2017

June saw two events to celebrate Richard Neville, co-founder of Australian Oz magazine (1963), and London Oz (in 1967). Richard died on 4th September 2016 and a number of his friends including Richard Adams and Tony Elliott put on an … Continue reading

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July 10, 2017

On 27 June I went to the private view of Natalie du Pasquier’s show at Pace. She is a French artist who has lived and worked in Milan for decades. In keeping with her origins as a founder member, with … Continue reading

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June 10, 2017

At the end of May we went to Liverpool to see the Tonight At Noon exhibition organised by Catherine Marcangeli to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Mersey Sound by Adrian Henri, Roger McGough and Brian Patten. … Continue reading

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20 April 2017

After spending some time in SW France and a few days in Paris, Rosemary and I went on our travels. I rarely go anywhere that is not related to work; usually book festivals; but this was pure pleasure. I had … Continue reading

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16 April 2017

I have neglected the blog in recent months; apologies to any of my regular readers for not keeping up. I have been travelling a lot, including a publicity trip to Milan in February, where Il Saggiatore have published Call Me … Continue reading

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