Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Front Room, Hillsborough, Sheffield (57%)

Saturday 25th June 2016. “When my master and I were walking in the rain, he would say, ‘Do not walk so fast, the rain is everywhere.’” (Crooked Cucumber) Rain, rain, rain. Cagoules flapping like the wings of panicked pigeons as we stamp our galoshes in deep puddles. Later, our bodies, tattooed in charcoal daubings, crash […]

Tandoori Cottage, Bishop’s Stortford (66%)

Saturday 18th June 2016. Bishop’s Stortford Carnival alive and thriving. Moons ago my dear own parents first met here on Sworder’s field. Hoopla’d a goldfish and a set of bicycle clips. Whatever happened to sweaty toffee apples? I nose my very origins in the muggy atmos, somewhere behind that decommissioned military jeep, part of a […]

Taste of India, Hillsborough, Sheffield (61%)

Friday 10th June 2016. What a splendidly peachy opener. A juicy, curling wonder pop setting Pony hearts a pitter-patter. (Who wouldn’t back France?) A slightly belchy hurrah splitting the convivial air of The Hillsborough Hotel momentarily. And, while I’m at it, a thousand splendid not-bad-sons go to the inaugural Curry Sheff Club outing. It unfolded […]