“Last year I instructed my daughter to write a critique of the Oscar-winning Vittorio De Sica film Two Women. When we reached the rape scene, she said, ‘I don’t think this is PG, Mama.’ It was rated R. ‘Oh, well,’ I said. ‘The sex is contextual.’ And that became our starting point – war as experienced by women. The point is this: get creative …”
If you find yourself at a loose end during this super-peculiar time, browse – and share share share – my podcasts. I interview composer Magnus Fiennes, punk icon Jah Wobble, Ese from Ese and the Vooduu People and addictions visionary Chip Somers among others. Some of the musicians play live. And I run through some exquisite music by everyone from Sevdaliza, Unloved and the Pistols to the Dandies, Iggy Pop and Ma Polaine’s Great Decline 🍎
As I’ve just signed the contract for my new book, Apple: Sex, Drugs, Motherhood + the Recovery of the Feminine, I’ve had to temporarily quit my show on Boogaloo London in order to write it but but but have uploaded links to some of the wildest shows here.
Apple was first mentioned in The Telegraph (UK) a couple of weeks ago. It’s going to be the boldest and most confronting book I’ve ever written.
There’s just so much going on at the moment – all of it absolutely wonderful – that I’ve not had a moment to update this site but MAJOR CHANGES will be implemented very soon. In the interim, here I am with my darling friend, the Godfather of Britpop Alan McGee; Martin Glover aka Youth of Killing Joke and lawyer Paul Darnborough on a brilliant summer afternoon 🍎