Tag: 1990’s

Woolwich by Foot Tunnel

I walked south from North Woolwich under the Thames via the foot tunnel. Unlike its neighbour in Greenwich, this foot tunnel takes you from one rough and un-celebrated…

Smashing Night Club remembered 1991-1996

One of the best London night clubs that I’ve ever been to was Smashing. It used to inhabit Eve’s club on Regents Street in the early 1990’s. It…

Patrick Keiller’s London. Then & Now.

Patrick Keiller made his strange, uncategorisable  film, London, in 1992. It’s not a documentary although it uses documentary style footage and it’s certainly not traditional fiction. Perhaps Peter Ackroyd’s…

Bill Jacklin – London cityscapes

This is Before The Hurricane, Regent Street by Bill Jacklin, painted in 1988. I like the movement in this picture, the sweep of Regent Street and the lines of vehicles…

I left the North, I travelled South…and I can’t help the way that I feel.

 Morrissey was the lead singer with The Smiths. They were a tremendously Northern, as in North of England, band their faces set stern against the soft South and suspicious of…