Saturday, 25 June 2011

The Glam Assassin - murder, mayhem and Glam Rock

My new novel is now available on Kindle...

This is the second in the 'New Romantic Murder Mysteries' series set in early eighties London. Available from Amazon US and UK...

Sunday, 12 June 2011

New Romantics and Blitz Kids (again)

At the time I have to admit that I thought the Blitz was a pretty pokey little place. Fun to go to for a night out in your most outrageous clothes but not something that anyone would remember 30 years later. How wrong I was! The more time passes, the more the glitzy glamour of Blitz nostalgia increases. Yeah, it was a fun time, I guess. We just didn't realise how transient it would be. Anyway, I just came across this vid on YouTube. It gives you a flavour of the Blitz and its clientèle in its heyday. See if you can spot Steve Strange, Boy George and Marilyn. I don't think I'm in it though... or if I am, I'm not admitting to it! ;-)

Friday, 10 June 2011

Boy George opens Isle Of Wight Festival

Boy George launched the Isle Of Wight Festival with a concert in the Big Top last night.

The former lead singer of Culture Club perfomed Everything I Own and Do You Really Want To Hurt Me. Also appearing last night were 1980s act ABC...

Read More: Boy George opens Isle Of Wight Festival - Telegraph

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Clare Grogan to present 80s Rewind Festival

Clare Grogan, lead singer of 80s pop band Altered Images, has been confirmed as the Main Stage presenter at Rewind Scotland – The 80s Music Festival, featuring twenty-five iconic 80s bands and artists at Scone Palace in Perthshire, Scotland from July 29 – 31st.

Grogan will present both days at Rewind Scotland on Saturday July 30th and Sunday July 31st, by introducing artists including Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley, Rick Astley, the Human League, Howard Jones, Bananarama, Toyah, The Real Thing, Cutting Crew, Kim Wilde, T’Pau, Heaven 17, Kid Creole and the Coconuts and many more.

For further details, visit the official festival website: