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‘Not Always Caviar’ in Stansted Airport is not a bad place to have a bite to eat

‘Not Always Caviar’ in Stansted Airport is not a bad place to have a bite to eat

Gary Carson August 14, 2018 0

  I find that most cafes in airports are like hi-carb, homogenised shit holes where diabetic coach potatoes go to grow another layer of fat, in their lifelong mission to physically emulate Jabba the

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Accessorising in Stansted Airport

Accessorising in Stansted Airport

Gary Carson August 7, 2018 0

  A girl spends five minutes looking at the same scarf in accessorise in Stansted Airport. She’s diminutive, 5ft 5, wearing tight fitting blue jeans which show the slimness of her legs and a

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Pacari Chocolate – OK but too pricey

Gary Carson August 3, 2018 0

  These Pacari chocolate bars are small. They cost 4 Euros. At 50g they’re not good value. The chocolate is ok but it’s not that strong. The texture is a little dusty and then

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Missiles of October – Better Days

Missiles of October – Better Days

Gary Carson September 17, 2017 0

The music of Missiles of October is rough, its the musical equivalent of the feeling you get when you wake up in the morning and you burp and you taste a mix of the kebab and

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Turkish militants produce two tracks to get the blood boiling

Turkish militants produce two tracks to get the blood boiling

Gary Carson March 25, 2017 0

I first started listening to what I liked to think was BabaZula’s strident liberalist agenda on a train journey from London to Cardiff, that turned into a coach journey (because the bridge carrying the

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Going down like BHS – a paen for the sinking middle classes

Going down like BHS – a paen for the sinking middle classes

Gary Carson January 10, 2017 0

Phillip Green or someone resembling him sips martinis or whatever and smokes  a cigar. Andrew Fearn lays down a brilliant casio keyboard beat, which chugs along. The Mods new stuff is more radio friendly, I mean

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Are Sleaford Mods going radio friendly?

Are Sleaford Mods going radio friendly?

Gary Carson October 23, 2016 0

Two cars speed round a knackered Total Control Racing track, laid out on an old patterned rug, whilst a Casio keyboard beat chunters along. Its as if the whole thing was intended as an offbeat indie track by

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How Civil Civic’s “Run Overdrive” got me into the Junior Christian Science Bible Lesson Show

How Civil Civic’s “Run Overdrive” got me into the Junior Christian Science Bible Lesson Show

Gary Carson October 15, 2016 0

Having read Ross McGibbon’s review of Civil Civic’s album The Test and comparisons with New Order, I couldn’t help but take a listen. Listening to Run Overdrive on YouTube I could feel influences coming in

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A knee in the back and a Calzone at Carluccios: Notting Hill Carnival 2015

A knee in the back and a Calzone at Carluccios: Notting Hill Carnival 2015

Gary Carson August 31, 2015 0

Unless you go really early getting to the Notting Hill Carnival is going to introduce you to a world of pain. Getting on to a Central Line train post 12 o’clock is never going

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London, Music and Euphoria

London, Music and Euphoria

Gary Carson July 6, 2015 0

I always feel such a sense of euphoria when I hear a track like Althea and Donna’s Uptown Top Rankin, just for the fact that it is here in London, at its festivals, that I

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