The Vaselines – Live at Plug, Sheffield


“This is a song by a band called The Vaselines. They’re from Edinburgh, Scotland. And they’re very punk rock.”

Those were the first words uttered by Kurt Cobain to a packed-out crowd at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle on 31st  October, 1991. The quiet, long-haired genius then preceded to kick off Nirvana’s Halloween show with a powerful rendition of ‘Jesus Doesn’t  Want Me For A Sunbeam’.

23 years on and this small band from the Scottish capital, admired so greatly by one of the icon’s of music history, embarked on Sheffield’s Plug venue on 27th November 2014 for their penultimate show of the year. (more…)


Chesterfield 2-1 Barnsley – League 1

IMG_9411 Chesterfield ended a run of seven league games without a win as they defeated local side Barnsley 2-1 on Saturday 22nd November. A brace from Eoin Doyle, the country’s top scorer, put the Spireites 2-0 ahead before a late goal from Keith Treacy pulled one back for the Tykes to set up a nervous conclusion. However, the home side managed to hold on and see out an important victory at the Proact Stadium. (more…)

Visit to Paris, France


On 27th-31st July, I made my first ever visit to Paris. The French capital is a city I had always wanted to go to and this trip was an unforgettable experience!