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Self-build: Grandmothers / Chroma and Efialtis Tour

We are leaving Zaragoza when I realise I’ve lost the necklace. A thin, slightly tarnished gold rope that belonged to my maternal grandmother is gone from my neck. It was the single exception to my rule about practical heirlooms. I say rule, but it is really more like one of those coincidences that becomes a …

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On the Good Throb and Hunger tour

Oh look, a tour column. Last week I drove one thousand and thirty eight miles around this funny little island. Due to exorbitant rental prices, it was easier to take two vehicles: a small van with three seats and gear, and my faithful little car in which rode the farting majority.  We are two bands, …

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On The Sceptres tour 2010

“You sure you don’t want to come with us? We’ll have tons of fun!” “Mrhhhrrrghnoo” Despondent and face down on our hand-me-down dead cow sofa, I’m trying to concentrate on shutting down week two of the epic festival of pain that this lumpen husk of a body is currently playing host to. The glumness only …

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