Tag Archives: Robert

1980 – Sandinista! – The Clash

Over the summer of 1980 I managed to get a job for a couple of weeks in a brewery again. This time it was at Bass Charring ton on Claywheels Lane. I had to start around six every morning so … Continue reading

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1979 – Fast Product: The First Year Plan F11

Both John (hi-fi system) and Robert (big, fairly hairy bloke) had cars with them at college so the three of us spent a lot of time, particularly at the weekend, going on what became known as “Booze-cruises”. These involved getting … Continue reading

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1977 – A Word About Short Supply…

Robert and I started the duo Short Supply out of a shared desire to rant to anyone who would listen about how self-righteous and pompous we thought some of the students at college were. Particularly the ones who got involved … Continue reading

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1977 – The History of The Bonzos – The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

It was September 1977 when Dad took me to college (The College of Ripon and York St.John) and kind of left me to it. He helped me unload my stuff then probably said, “See you then, son, be careful,” got … Continue reading

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