Nothing without industry

The building on the corner of Brownhill road and Plassy road had been derelict for many years, until work started on it's redevelopment in the spring of last year. It was built in 1911 for the Bromley & Crays Co-operative Society (later merged into the South Suburban Co-operative Society), but subsequently the upstairs of the … Continue reading Nothing without industry

Parakeets

Catford Gyrations ยท Parakeets (work in progress) The phenomenon of ring necked parakeets in London parks and gardens has been well documented over the years. There are various theories regarding the origins of their presence (film set escapees, domestic pets turned feral, or a rather dubious one involving Jimi Hendrix), and they even been the … Continue reading Parakeets

A view from a hill

Bandstand was exclusively recorded for a new compilation on Linear Obsessional Recordings, and will not feature on the Catford Gyrations LP. Contributors were asked to provide a two minute piece on the theme of landscape - the result is a 105 track album called A view from a hill, exactly three and half hours in … Continue reading A view from a hill