Buttoned-Up

Penguin Books have just published 12 books, each celebrating a different underground railway line in London to commemorate the Tube's 150th anniversary. The volume celebrating the East London Line is called "Buttoned-Up" and was produced by the editors of Fantastic Man magazine and includes an interview with me. "Here they chart the history of the button-up shirt and explore why it's so central to contemporary London's fashion, design and people. With star contributors, fashion shoots and singular writing, this is a fashion magazine in a book." Apparently that's an East London thing! Neil x

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Pastoral playlist
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24 May 2020

Neil has chosen a selection of tracks for a “Pastoral” playlist in The Observer newspaper today. Link below.

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Playlist
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15 May 2020

Someone has kindly done a Spotify Playlist of all my song choices in Literally/Annually from the very first issue to the current one. Some great stuff and some not so great! Chris x

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The Ancient Mariner
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8 May 2020

Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s epic poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”, is being read in daily instalments in a production by the University of Plymouth

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VE Day
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8 May 2020

My mother Sheila (second from the right) at the end of the war. She was in the Women’s Royal Air Force. Neil x

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Number one
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4 May 2020

Pet Shop Boys’ new single “I don’t wanna” is number one in the UK physical singles chart this week

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Answers from Isolation
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24 April 2020

I was recently asked by Sadie Coles Gallery in London to share a few “Answers from Isolation”. The feature is now available on Instagram at the link below. Neil x

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Earth Day
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Japan 1991
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22 April 2020

On tour in Japan in 1991. Polaroid from my diary of that year. Stay safe! Neil x

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