Category Archives: fans

Fade in gently

I’m a longstanding fan of John Peel. What do I mean by that? I love and appreciate what he did to promote and disseminate music; I enjoy at least some of the individual works he popularized; I feel a wistful … Continue reading

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Zoe means life in Greek

Zoe Williams is one of the most talented columnists working for the Guardian, but you’d never believe it from the comments her columns attract. She writes everything with her tongue lodged so far in her cheek that you can’t see … Continue reading

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Check yourself before you wreck yourself

An e-mail from a fan: Anyone who thinks Peter Tatchell is a single issue campaigner doesn’t know very much. Check your facts and don’t be taken in by the selective reporting of the mass media. Gosh, thanks for the tip. … Continue reading

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