Tagged With ‘london’

Essential read: Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes

by Modculture 15 May, 2018

Some years back, I saw Paul Weller on TV talking a book he’d apparently just re-read. That book was called Absolute Beginners, written by Colin MacInnes. Continue Reading

New book: My Generation by David Dry

by Modculture 17 December, 2017

From the same publisher as the Seven Day fool book comes My Generation by David Dry. Continue Reading

London Boys (mods and casuals) by Gavin Henderson

by Modculture 29 October, 2017

Mark, an old Mod from the Shepherds Bush area of West London, gives an insight into the late 70s London scene and the subsequent rise of the Casual movement to Gavin Henderson. Continue Reading

Film review: The Pleasure Girls (1965)

by Modculture 27 October, 2017

A ‘60s teen flick featuring Lovejoy, an infamous character from Coronation Street and Klaus Kinski? It has to be The Pleasure Girls. Continue Reading

Blow-Up (1966)

by Modculture 21 October, 2017

Leading Italian director, Michelangelo Antonioni, attempted to capture London during the swinging sixties in his first British film, Blow-Up. Continue Reading