I’m a child of the 70s, hitting puberty in the 80’s and becoming an adult in the early 90’s. They were great years, particularly if you lived in my hometown. Newport is a city now but back in the day it was a dirty old town with a kick-ass nightlife and the type of social spirit that was admirable – same faces, same pubs (to be patronised in a particular order on a set route) and a music scene which was legendary (Kurt Cobain proposed to Courtney Love in an indie club here I’ll have you know… I have no evidence for this). You went into town at 8 0’clock in your finest, spent twenty five quid for the whole night and went home with a chicken kebab that you’d even consider eating the following day. In short, it was awesome.     Of course, it wasn’t all good, as… View Post