June 2014

ARTILLERY PARK RE-OPENS

Every Saturday morning when I was a kid I’d ride my bike from Garsington, a village just outside Oxford, England, to my grandparents’ house on Boswell Rd., and then walk over to the Temple Cowley community swimming pool, where I’d do lengths for a while.  It was one of my very favourite routines.

INTERPOL IS AFTER ME!

I saw the post-punk band Interpol at the Horseshoe Tavern about a dozen years ago. Sam and I had no kids and not many responsibilities, either. We saw two or three movies a week and a band or two as well. Interpol put on a great show, I remember. And though I'm not a guy who spends any time at all at the merchandise table I did come away from that gig with a sleeveless T-shirt ...