Puke Pie Prelude

  Immingham, South Humberside, 1981   Chimneys. Smoke. Fertiliser. Photo by David Wright But the black clouds and vomit-inducing stench were just a prelude. The hallucination that greeted the Cool family, recently departed from Aberdeen, was Killingholme. The village of Killingholme merely represented the pearly gates to its larger-all-embracing neighbour – the after world … Immingham. But the Cool family didn’t…

Dirty Monkey

  Church Aston, Newport, Shropshire 1970-71     Poo. An unmentionable subject. So unmentionable in fact, that I – Jay Cool – feel compelled to devote an entire blog post to it. The forbidden fruit. What could tempt me more? I could start with a tiny baby’s dribble, a small outflow of Carnation’s evaporated milk…