Angry monkey

20 March 2017

All All That...Jazz?

All All That...Jazz?

So, I’ve kept quiet, I’ve kept schtum – which believe me, is harder than a Ben Klock mix – as the Emirates J*zz Festival has denigrated its name over the ... Read more

06 March 2017

Jumping the Dance Music Shark

Jumping the Dance Music Shark

Jumping the dance music shark  It used to be that sex sells - want to flog a car, then get a hot girl to leer lasciviously over it. Now, if you want to sell something to the ... Read more

06 February 2017

Dear Elton John

Dear Elton John

It’s not often I write personal letters – other than all those to the 7Days letters page, they were mostly me – but I felt obliged to write to you via this column ... Read more

22 January 2017

Copy cat Copy cat Copy cat

Copy cat Copy cat Copy cat

A wiser man than me – not hard, to be honest – once said: “There is no such thing as a new idea. It is impossible.” And while Mark Twain might well be right, ... Read more

09 January 2017

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After years in living in Dubai, my bull**** detector has become a finely tuned instrument. So, without further ado, here's a little help for reading between the lines in this sordid ... Read more