The journey continues


So, it's been a while since I last wandered by and I owe you an update. I still blog elsewhere (obligatory plug here) but perhaps less than I did. In terms of blogging I've been on a bit of a journey. Pretentious, I know, but perhaps relevant. Blogging - a seven year journey Who'd have... Continue Reading →

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Quick update – July 2013


You'll have spotted that it's all been quiet for a while here. I thought I'd better drop by and let you know I still exist, but all my blogging is now going into: thecraftofwords.com which reflects my freelance writing redrocketrising.com my Doctor Who blog I am starting to trim the odd article here and there and may... Continue Reading →

One for Hawkwind Fans


Over on WhatCulture.com I write a blog piece 10 Albums Every Hawkwind Fan Should Own which may interest some readers. Do have a look and let me know what you think.

A Tribute to Huw


Just posted on YouTube is this wonderful tribute to Huw Lloyd-Langton (31st January 2013). It is a performance by Hawkwind of Dragons and Fables a track from The Chronicle of the Black Sword and one that Huw would often play in his solo set. The piece is accompanied by a video with images of Huw playing along with... Continue Reading →

Atomic Sunrise


Back in 1970 between March the 9th and 15th a fantastic line-up of emerging talent appeared at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm in an event called Atomic Sunrise. Amongst such luminaries as Black Sabbath, Arthur Brown and Quintessence were early appearances by none other than Hawkwind, Genesis and David Bowie. The timing is wonderful - Genesis... Continue Reading →

Huw Lloyd Langton: 1951 – 2012


Huw Lloyd Langton, sometime lead guitarist and more recently support act for Hawkwind passed away on the night of December 6th - 7th 2012 having been fighting cancer for the last two years. Huw had not been well for some years having suffered from kidney failure, brittle bones and Legionnaires's Disease at various times. I... Continue Reading →

Dead blog panic


Having carefully migrated my blog (Red Rocket Rising - thanks for asking!) and tweaked the styles, CSS, taxonomy and added some choice plug-ins what was I to do next? Answer, of course, start fiddling! One Sunday morning I added a few plug-ins and a security plug-in, fiddled with the settings then... Dead Blog Yes, suddenly... Continue Reading →

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