Saturday, April 14, 2012
Visit to Airplane Graveyard, Kent.
B Side The C Side, my favourite record shop in Herne Bay, is closing down.
What remains of Herne Bay pier
My boys. About two minutes after this, I was told I was an "idiot", by some hungover Australian goon in a bad hat, because my children had not been drugged silent, but were instead happy and giggling. I did, however, ask him how old he was, when he was born, before informing him he was a fucking dickhead.
A scale model of the Coventry Cathedral stained glass ceiling, at the Victoria & Albert Museum British Design 1948-2012 exhibition.
Sex Pistols material. It is odd to see events, and designs, I remember from the time now heralded as classics of the age. Not something I thought might happen at the time it was going on.
Proof sleeves for True Faith, FAC 183, by Peter Saville.
Reproduction of the Hacienda. I never went, but always wanted to. However, it was closed with little warning, and I never visited Manchester until after it closed, though I did visit the site before demolition.
I listened to "Blue Monday", standing in this space. It felt unclean, and I switched it off.
Damien Hirst's Pharmacy, reproduced at the V*A.
More detail from Pharmacy/
Pre construction model of The Concorde.
Model of The Lloyds Building by the architects
Model of The Gherkin
Detail from a huge LED display of The Lemmings
Platform 9 3/4. Kings Cross.
Interior of new Kings Cross concourse, opened 19th March 2012.