Flapper talk

In my research for Style Tribes I uncovered a fantastic blogpost on the slang that flappers used – and an indicator of the frivolity and carefree nature of this breed of young women who went to petting parties, drank cocktails and wore clothes that actually allowed them to move, and dance, freely. The Flapper Dictionary appeared…

Interview: Geno Washington

Back in the mid-1960s Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band were the Mod favourites, a soul band that attracted as big an audience as The Who and the Small Faces. Geno, originally from Indiana, was stationed in East Anglia as a GI and would make trips into London to go to the all-nighters in…

Cityscapes: Barcelona

Whenever I visit a new place, I generally decide that I want to up sticks and move there – I get carried away with the sunshine and the general holiday vibe of being able to eat, drink and play outdoors. But Barcelona is one of those places I can really see myself living – having…