New Website Coming Soon!

Hello all, This blog is almost at capacity so I’ve decided to go for it with a new site KULTURE KIOSK by Kelvin Hayes Global (so you’ll know it’s me) with a fresh new vibe coming SOON! Meanwhile you can follow me (and me you I hope) on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (nothing up on the latter […]

The List: January

As promised, to celebrate my 50th year I’ll be posting (per month) some (anything and anyone I can remember) of the cultural shenanigans I’ve been fortunate to see, hear and visit (and those I want to visit) as well as national days. Note I have been unable to get dates for some of my intended […]

SPECIAL: WTM 40

A few weeks’ ago I was fortunate to attend my very first World Travel Market in London. I think I am ‘almost’ recovered from almost three solid days of walking through the stands and stalls (and moving house). Here’s a quick breakdown of events as they unfolded… Media Centre and Opposite Airlines DAY ONE It’s my […]

Aussie Music Month / Triple M Top 10 (with extra bits!)

In Australia the radio station Triple M conduct a top 10 of Aussie Songs as selected by members of key Aussie bands, so I thought I’d have a go. In addition it’s Aus Music Month in November and the Michael Hutchence movie Mystify is about to hit the UK. It could be said that Australian […]

Yuka Fujii: Like Planets Exhibition

How bizarre the nomadic road that guides has lead me back to Britannia at a most tumultuous time in its history yet it’s in the quieter hinterland of Hackney I find myself pondering the second JAPAN related exhibition in as many months.  Just as my residence in Lewisham afforded me the chance to see Steve […]

No-Man: Urban Disco

Dry Cleaning Ray: Sydenham Road back in the nineties and right, in 2019  Near the end of 1988, Steven suggested that no-man become the main musical focus for both of us, So in October 1988 I headed Dick Whittington style to the nation’s capital (sans cat). – from Tim’s Speak blog (abbreviated mix by moi)… […]