Caught by the River

Pleasures Of January

1st February 2009

Atheist ads on london buses
hitting the ball for miles on frozen fairways
log fires every night
‘Bring Me The Head Of Sergio Garcia’ Tom Cox
Stinger beer
various Scottish single malts on the rocks
the joy of seeing Tribute back at the Dog and Duck
1/2 price food at Quo Vadis (offer closed now)
M83 “Saturdays = Youth” (still hammering this best part of a year on from when it came out)
Iain Sinclair “Hackney – That Rose Red Empire (A Confidential Report)” (more on that in a week or so)
Hot Leg “Gay In The 80s”
Nothing To See Here
Gaining an inch or so more daylight everyday
The final few episodes of Battlestar Galactica
Oz Clarke’s mad pissed face
Animal Collective “Merriweather Post Pavillion”
Meantime Helles Beer
The Man-eater of Malgudi – R.K. Narayan (thanks Spence)
The Places In Between – Rory Stewart (thanks Jimi – this is incredible. the guy’s got big balls!)
Generation Kill on DVD
Bruce Weber’s ‘Let’s Get Lost‘ on DVD. goes on a bit and Flea can fuck off but shot beautifully and the music is sublime.
Friendly Fires – ‘Paris’ (Aeroplane remix featuring Au Revoir Simone)
Doves ‘Kingdom of Rust’ LP