In 1978 I & my brother Joe took part in the filming of the opening scene of the film ‘The Great Rock & Roll Swindle’. It was the scene where they recreated the Gordon Riots (of 1780) in Wapping by the river, this time with effigies of the five ‘Sex Pistols’ which were dragged through the streets & then all burnt on a scaffold. Continue reading
Today my wife Tomoka & I gave a tour of the Westwood studios in Battersea to 31 students & 2 staff from the Fukuoka Omula Biyou Fashion College in Japan who wanted to see how a fashion house operated.
Afterwards we walked with them up to the World’s End shop where we probably broke the record for the number of people in the shop at one time.
With Lou Reed passing last week I thought of something possibly interesting for your blog.There are a few photos of Lou Reed, photographed by Mick Rock around 73 or 74, wearing some great pieces of LET IT ROCK clothing. Continue reading
There has been such a good response to the DIY Drape shirt post that I should love to do a future post on the results of the people who managed to make the shirt (& even maybe on those who didn’t quite manage it) …..
Could anyone who is interested in taking part please send in your photos & any comments you have to Lise at email@example.com
Thanking you kindly … Ben
I’ve just dug out this record. I’ve seen it all my life but I have had it since my grandmother Dora died 5 years ago. Continue reading
A world set apart. Wild big open spaces. Spaces where you have to be dependant on your own resources & are independent of anyone else’s law. Continue reading