What we think of as the quintessential English cottage garden style — mixed herbaceous borders and some pomp and circumstance, and yes, by that we can infer a bit of Elgar and Victoria sponge) — the type of garden praised and replicated across Britain, and adhered to here by a certain type of Irish mindset and the open-garden brigade — is not so English at all.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2016
Viv Albertine was a guitarist with anarchic all-girl band the Slits in 1970s London. From hanging with a ‘shy’ Sid Vicious to fearing for her life as a female punk,meets a woman who tore up the rulebook.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
SINGER PAUL CLEARY doesn’t have butterflies — yet. But he will. “I’m not a confident performer,” say Cleary, frontman of iconic Dublin post-punk trio, The Blades. “The 20 minutes before I go on are particularly nerve-wracking. You can’t function properly. You are sitting in the dressing room, not talking. You just want to get out there, on stage.”
Wed, 11 Dec, 2013
THE afterglow continues. Fergie bowing; Park scintillating; the face of John Terry; the old OT atmosphere back for a rare cameo... in fact, it felt like just about every minute of Sunday’s proceedings contained something to warm the most jaded of Red hearts.
Wed, 11 May, 2011