The 1990s – my time
Aug22

The 1990s – my time

As I was dancing away to the Levellers a couple of months back, I realised I love them not just because I love the music and the dancing and the atmosphere, I love them because they represent a past life. They represent my time, the 1990s.I always think people harking back to the 60s or 70s or whenever and living in a time warp are a bit sad. But, listening to The Levellers, I realised we all have our time. And mine was the 90s.I sat...

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The Gallery: Youth
Apr17

The Gallery: Youth

This is me in 1991 on my 18th birthday. Look how cool I am. Look at my youthful attitude. Actually, I didn’t have an attitude. My youthful attitude lasted for the duration of a week-long holiday in Devon at the age of 14. In my youth, I had two ambitions for the future. I wanted a good job and kids. In my youthful optimism and naivety, I believed it was possible to have both. I wanted to go to Oxford University. I was a clever...

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