'When push comes to shove, the pounds, the dollars and deutschmarks can't be equal. They can't all be at the same standard.'
- Geri Halliwell expresses her concerns about the European single currency, 1996
...is a writer living in London. His next book will be The Last Post: Music, Remembrance and the Great War. Previous work includes a trilogy on modern British history: Crisis? What Crisis?, Rejoice! Rejoice! and A Classless Society, and some stuff about popular culture in Britain: The Biba Experience, Halfway to Paradise, Glam Rock, Portmeirion and The Man Who Invented the Daleks. That sort of thing.