Can, Emre Can.

This end of season player review was written for The Tomkins Times. Not Jackie or Charlie. Emre. The German midfielder of Turkish decent. Before joining Liverpool in 2014, he’d played for Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen, all before reaching 20. So good were his formative years, his four year contract with Leverkusen was only 25% completed … Continue reading

Brisbane’s Rockabilly Rave Up

With David Bowie’s Sound and Vision fading out, the lights dimmed as traditional FA Cup hymn Abide with Me played while tonight’s headliners cooly took to the stage to whoops and cheers from a crowd ready to burst with carefree abandon. Headlong in to a rock ‘n’ roll blitz, the band exploded, with ivory tinklier, Ray Jacildo, … Continue reading

My plastic rocker was much more plastic than anybody’s

In the aftermath of his latest release and the subsequent passing of David Bowie, one line remains in my head. “I know how much you loved him.” My sister rang in her early UK hours to see if I had heard of Bowie’s death, she didn’t want me to be alone. I hadn’t heard the … Continue reading