Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 31

Lower the Tone at The Oak Bar

My partner and I made a quick list the other day of all the clubs we’ve ever been to so that over the next few months I can get them onto this blog. Two days later we realised we’d missed out the classic Oak Bar.  This was (and still is for all I know) in …

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May 18

Armed with the London A-Z

One of my favourite books then and now.  Maps on smartphones cannot touch it.  As a young lesbian living in the suburbs, the maps and streetnames meant the hope and excitement of other places and other lives. When you are straight, you can find fun, love, lust, style in your local pubs bars and clubs. …

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May 18

Rackets at The Pied Bull

Rackets has very happy memories for me. It was the very first lesbian club I went to. My first visit was the Friday I got my A level results in 1985, I travelled up by train to Waterloo from my Surrey hometown and took the tube to the Angel.  I can still remember waiting in …

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