1. Holland Park Secondary School

    Holland Park Secondary School

    My move to secondary school allowed me to better understand how society reached out to embrace new recruits into its system. Photo Credit & Link: Phillip Perry I lasted exactly one week in a boys’ only school before my first choice of attending the mixed Holland Park School belatedly came...

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  2. Beatles & Monkees Party

    Beatles & Monkees Party

    Monday July 3, 1967. The Beatles hosted a party for the visiting American band the Monkees. I was invited to join the party and sat for a while at the main table with the two main bands, not that was significant as we were too far wasted to care! Photo...

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  3. Local Music Scene

    Local Music Scene

    We were in search of an identity. The generation before us was into a music scene that included skiffle whereby improvised tea chests with a single chord would be used as a base instrument, an old washing board similar to a cheese grater would be used to add rhythm, and...

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