Roger Burton curator, collector and founder of the Horse Hospital

Posted by | Collecting, exhibition, Film, London, male, Photography, venue | May 23, 2015

Roger Burton is the most interesting person of Rico Rodriguez “My names Roger Burton. i’m primarily a collector, a collector of things; mostly fashion items from the last 50 years. And magazines and toys and god knows. Through my collecting instincts I’ve met some very interesting people who also collect and since i’ve been in […]

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Rico Rodriguez MBE, SKA Reggae trombonist

Posted by | London, male, music | May 18, 2015

Rico Rodriguez is the most interesting person of Jerry Dammers One of Rico Rodriguez’s defining musical moments is his trombone riff in The Specials’ track, A Message To You Rudy, which he recorded with Jerry Dammer in 1979. Rico’s life and career spans Cuba, Jamaica and London. He was taught by Don Drummond who is widely regarded […]

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Caroline Coon, coined the term ‘Punk’

Posted by | Art, London | April 02, 2015

freedom of speech is not limited to the inoffensive but extended also to the irritating, the contentious, the eccentric, the heretical, the unwelcome and the provocative. As long as such speech does not tend to provoke violence. And as an artist this is also why i love London because it has established my right as […]

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Dame Zandra Rhodes, British Fashion Designer

Posted by | Design, Fashion, London | March 20, 2015

Zandra at home, and her design factory. “The most interesting person I know is my good friend, the sculptor Andrew Logan. I never went to college or studied fashion. And although I’ve done ok and have miles of experience – it’s something I wish I’d done. Learning something fully, thoroughly. I have holes in my knowledge […]

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Angie Mason, the undercover journalist

Posted by | Education, London, parenting | March 13, 2015

“The person i would like to nominate as my most interesting person is Nicky Ezer. I’m fascinated by Nicky because she comes from a very middle class, south african, jewish background.” Roger Graef kindly offered to put me in touch with Angie Mason, his nominee.  And this time I brought my camera with me when […]

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The road trip with Suade Bergemann

Posted by | finance, flying, music, parenting | February 27, 2015

About this blog This blog tells the story of the journey of this project, an opinion piece by project director Stuart Acker Holt describing the exceptional characters he has met along the way. Fittingly, it began on a road trip My favourite university lecturer became my best friend, his name was Suade Bergemann. It was […]

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