Margate rocker/Hell’s Scorpion Ali outside Angela’s Café in Margate 2011 and in Ramsgate, fishing circa 1973. 1973 shows pre-Bay City Rollers football fan look, notably shown on the terraces at Manchester United. Hell’s Scorpions were a Thanet version of the Hell’s Angels. http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/Hell-s-Scorpion-Ali-s-life-fast-lane/story-13437994-detail/story.html#axzz2jxW6U0DF


Rockabillies in Dreamland, Margate circa 1978.

Rockabillies in Dreamland, Margate circa 1978.


Illustrations used in a psychological study around attitudes to visual representation by/of football fans in the 1970s. Various Bootboy looks in there as the main style. 

Illustrations used in a psychological study around attitudes to visual representation by/of football fans in the 1970s. Various Bootboy looks in there as the main style. 



Skingirls Ali and Tracey circa 1982. Fred Perry made some good stuff in that era. Bleached jeans and flight jacket moving things on from denims or Harringtons.

Skingirls Ali and Tracey circa 1982. Fred Perry made some good stuff in that era. Bleached jeans and flight jacket moving things on from denims or Harringtons.


yeamasta:

style forum mod to suedehead
the gyals

yeamasta:

style forum mod to suedehead

the gyals

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After being out of print for a while, this book about Ireland’s subcultures is in print again. It is expensive, but it is also worth every penny. http://wherewereyou.ie/where-were-you-book/

After being out of print for a while, this book about Ireland’s subcultures is in print again. It is expensive, but it is also worth every penny. http://wherewereyou.ie/where-were-you-book/


New show on Subcultures in Dublin. http://www.rte.ie/news/2013/1017/480959-where-were-you/

New show on Subcultures in Dublin. http://www.rte.ie/news/2013/1017/480959-where-were-you/


AN ANARCHO PUNK IN DREAMLAND

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These first two pictures show me in 1981, the one below just before I had a skinhead and the one above after.

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Skinheads on way into Dreamland, Margate, 1980.

Skinheads on way into Dreamland, Margate, 1980.