Monthly Archives: October 2011

Live at the O2: Arctic Monkeys

 On Saturday, watching Arsenal storm the Bridge (and going so mad, Tom cat was giving me evils half an hour later) wasn’t the only thing I did. As I mentioned yesterday, I had spent the week in bed with a chest … Continue reading

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Turnaround: Chelsea v Arsenal

Hello again. A lot’s happened since I last dragged myself to a computer and provided you with a few hundred words to pore over- although not to me, I’ve been in bed with a chest infection all week. The neanderthals of … Continue reading

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Rambo… first blood, last minute!

Do you remember when the media were gleefully rubbing their hands in anticipation of Arsenal not even making the group stages of this year’s Champions League? Of course you do, how could you forget? Well, last night, in Marseille’s Stade … Continue reading

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Tickets… tickets… anyone need tickets? Ghostpoet and the Stone Roses

One of my new favourite artists, Ghostpoet, played the Scala last week. The Scala is just down the road from where I work, without saying too much about where I work if you were watching The BBC 10 o’ Clock … Continue reading

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On Friday night, Jo and I ventured to the Ritzy Picturehouse in Brixton for the first time. We hadn’t gone to sample Brixton’s nightlife, but because the Ritzy was the only cinema anywhere near us showing Paddy Considine’s debut film … Continue reading

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A Captain’s Performance

Arsenal needed a real captain’s performance from Robin van Persie to squeeze past Sunderland yesterday afternoon. The Dutchman had used his programme notes yesterday afternoon to reject speculation linking him with a move away from Arsenal. A support base jaded … Continue reading

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So, 10 days on from my “2 tracks in and liking it” tweet, I’ve had a chance to spend some real quality time (in the gym, mostly) with the latest long player from Roots Manuva. Cutting swiftly to the chase, … Continue reading

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Metronomy live at the Royal Albert Hall

So it’s the afternoon after the night before and the question on your lips is, just how good were Metronomy last night? And if that isn’t the question you’ve come here to ask, then it should be. The answer is … Continue reading

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Death in Vegas: Trans-Love Energies

I finally got around to picking up the fifth long player from the Richard Fearless helmed project last Thursday. Despite the seven year hiatus, I was very excited to hear what treats lay in store for me. I suppose that … Continue reading

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Derby Day Despair: Tottenham v Arsenal

It was a beautiful day yesterday, wasn’t it? It was so beautiful that sitting outside the the Twelve Pins yesterday afternoon, Kopparberg Strawberry and Lime ciders on the go (yes, James and I are a right pair of tarts, I … Continue reading

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