The Jam: About the Young Idea exhibition

The Jam on stage

I was a teenager in the late 1980s in middle class suburbia of Melbourne, Australia so I’m not really sure how I came to love The Jam. The band had ceased to exist well before I was exploring British punk rock/mod pop. I suspect I first heard That’s Entertainment on Lawrence Hudson’s show New Used and Abused on local independent radio station 3RRR […]

Book review: We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

Have you noticed lately that there has been a groundswell of support for feminist thinking and ideas? Nothing revolutionary but nevertheless a perceptible shift in attitude and women more likely to describe themselves as feminists. It seems even pop starlet Taylor Swift has changed her tune on the matter. I think somewhere in the 1980s […]

Farewell Mad Men – my top 5 moments from the series

Mad Men profile pics

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Like many others I will be a little lost after the final episode of Mad Men is screened tonight. Adored by critics and viewers alike, the series has been analysed from every angle – including my favourite, each witty episode review of the show’s costumes in Tom and Lorenzo’s MadStyle recap. Ultimately it […]