Broca Prince Tribute

Good to see a Prince tribute in the window of Broca. His purple majesty has always been honoured in that Coulgate Street café by Brockley station, and as on many other times when I've visited his music was playing there yesterday.  Yes and there's a copy of Parade on proud display inside. Maybe his finest album, ...

Burns Night + Scottish Martyrs at Woolwich

It's Burns Night on Saturday, something I always try and celebrate with some Islay whisky (I got a bottle of Laphroaig for Christmas), a vegetarian haggis and my dad's old bagpipe chanter from when he played in a band on Islay in the early 1950s. Plus my dad's collected poems of Robert Burns that I ...