I was taken aback to hear that Sheffield’s finest, Ian Anderson several times, and wrote articles on their work for the Sunday Times Magazine, Ray Gun and Print.
I’ve just received a rather beautiful hardback diary in the post. A little late in the day, I grant you, but I’m sure it will be put to good use.
It’s one of those moments that makes you think, but you’d rather not dwell on it for too long.
The Specials are 30. I caught a slightly surreal local news item on telly last night which showed two original members of the band sheepishly unveiling a commemorative plaque in Coventry city centre.
Royal Mail is celebrating 20th-century British ingenuity and innovation with a set of 10 ‘design classics’ stamps published on 13 January.