Aug. 13th, 2007 | 05:53 pm Rhode Island

Buzzing through from Mass. and on into Providence Rhode Island. Rhode Island has a long name but it is the smallest state. I had brunch just outside the state line and my neighbour suggested I make my way to Newport. The strange thing is that I have not seen a single foreign tourist, possibly because all the hire cars have US license plates so it is harder to distinguish them.… More...

Aug. 15th, 2007 | 11:31 pm Nassau County

On the way to NY I stop at Whispering Pines in Rhode Island.

New York New, New Jersey, Newark, Rahway, Long Island.

Double A rating on wall street for Nassau County but still the MS13 gangs go on killing sprees. The $4 million mansions sit next to neighbourhoods where the unemployed and uninsured roam, a single policeman is posted to patrol the divide on a 24 hpour basis.… More...

Aug. 17th, 2007 | 09:36 pm Sleepover with Stevie

‘King Of the Underground’ as Outsider Musician R Stevie Moore describes himself. Undoubtedly a pioneer in DIY pop with his groundbreaking cassette tape club which has been going since the end of the seventies. I struggled to find the RSTV castle – I was three hours late to see the legendary man and his partner Krys (Krystine).… More...

Aug. 23rd, 2007 | 04:14 pm With Thanks To

I would like to thank a few people, some of who I really would have found things a lot more difficult without them or made the journey lonely and with no purpose.

So, In no particular order either of precedence or time:

Manny and Greg of Burnaby Kawasaki in Burnaby, Vancouver for sorting out the chain and correcting the handling.… More...