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When Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria died on a Medellin barrio rooftop in December 1993 following a shootout between him & his bodyguard
Anybody with a rudimentary knowledge of American History will recognize the image of the Black Panther - black beret, black leather jacket, holding a gun and looking mean. But what did they actually stand for? What did they do? What did they actually achieve?
When Duffy met Jockey in a Liverpool coffee shop the outcome was inevitable; the Adidas enthusiast engaging with the Adidas dealer was only ever going to end one way…..orgasmic. Sound familiar?
Putting together a book on Modernism seems to be the thing to do at the moment, with varying degrees of success.

“Under the eaves the swallow is resting / Set the controls for the heart of the sun” (Pink Floyd, ‘Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun’, A Saucerful Of Secrets, 1968).
A crowd of us attended the 5th National Jazz and Blues Festival, at the Richmond Athletic Grounds on August 7th 1965.
I grew up in southeast London and my family lived in Barnfield Gardens, a council estate in Plumstead that had a notorious reputation.
"Happiness consists in realizing it is all a great strange dream"
Jack Kerouac
Garry Bushell's 2012 publication "Time for Action" is a collection of reviews, articles and interviews penned by the author based on his coverage of the Mod Revival (or Renewal as Bushell called it) for the rock press between 1978-81.

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