The Vinyl Say 020: Jalen N’Gonda

In every collection there are records that get played all the time, many of them for years, decades even. Then there are those that, while no less treasured, somehow fall by the wayside to lie in wait, ripe for rediscovery. This series chronicles some of those nuggets as they resurface from my own back pages. So, put Read More…

David James 2012

He’s been called many things in his time, but ‘Bournemouth’s number one’ is possibly the most surprising of all. Tipped for greatness from the moment Graeme Souness shelled out £1.25 million to take him from Watford to Liverpool in 1992, James has been both lauded and lambasted in his time – none of us needs Read More…

Liverpool – Mersey paradise

STRANGELY beautiful, but quiet like a Sunday, Liverpool on a midweek night doesn’t so much hum and throb like a buzzing metropolis as go about its business with a jaunty grin and merry whistle. Great, as the locals would say, because it enjoys the same mix of trendy bars, traditional boozers, gleaming designer emporia, aged shop Read More…