Monthly Archives: March 2011

On The Road – Jack Kerouac

I thought there was probably something more than loving a person, something more all consuming, a love of life and the World and travelling and absorbing all it has to offer.   As I seemed to recall that is what On … Continue reading

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Café Lehmitz by Anders Petersen

In 1968 in Hamburg a Swedish photographer named Anders Petersen walked into a bar near the red-light boulevard Reeperbahn, at the end of “die sündige Meile” (“the sinful mile”).  He sat down, had a beer and got chatting to a … Continue reading

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So you want to be a writer? by Charles Bukowski

if it doesn’t come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don’t do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don’t do it. if you have to sit … Continue reading

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Abbey Lee Kershaw, Eniko Mihalik and Crystal Renn for Vogue Paris

An editorial titled ‘Pussy West’ shot by Terry Richardson and styled by Julia Von Boeham starring Abbey Lee Kershaw, Eniko Mihalik and Crystal Renn for Vogue Paris December 2010 / January 2011 Funny.  And Terry Richardson has strange views on … Continue reading

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Ashley Smith and Masha Novoselova in Vogue Turkey

An editorial titled ‘Retro Bodrum’ for Vogue Turkey July 2010.  Shot in Bodrum, Turkey by Ahmet Polat with the help of fashion editor Mary Fellowes, inspired by seventies’ psychedelic patterns and colors and starring Ashley Smith and Masha Novoselova wearing … Continue reading

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Ask The Dust – John Fante

“Fante’s literary fiction was full of torn grace and redemptive vengeance” My personal favourite quotes: ‘You are a coward, a traitor to your soul.’ ‘Sometimes an idea floated harmlessly through the room. It was like a small white bird. It … Continue reading

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Tom Waits reads Nirvana by Charles Bukowski

I don’t think I understand the phrase ‘I’m so happy, I could die’.  In my mind surely, if you were so happy, you felt like you were in Nirvana, then you wouldn’t want it to end.  Which is the opposite! … Continue reading

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