Tag Archives: Tooting

F is for Fake

Over the years I’ve been asked numerous times to verify signed Mary Millington items. I’m fortunate to be the custodian of several incredibly rare pieces of memorabilia – including signed photographs, private letters, magazines, books and even the notes Mary wrote … Continue reading

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Still Tootin’ for Mary

I had an unexpected surprise in the post today. The latest edition of South London’s only fiercely independent newspaper – the Tooting Free Press – once again features a little bit of Mary Millington to enjoy. Publisher Michael Curran has asked me … Continue reading

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More Column Inches for Mary

Mary Millington’s eventful life has been the subject of poetry before, but now Tangerine Press is bringing out a strictly limited edition chapbook of Mary-themed poems. Entitled The Column Inches, the collection is written by London-based Tim Wells. Tim is … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Countdown

The Mary Millington 10″ blue vinyl record I co-produced with Michael Curran at Tangerine Press in Tooting, is now available to buy. We’ll be having an official launch party in Soho on 10 July 2014, but in the meantime here’s what the … Continue reading

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Ten Blue Inches… in the Wandsworth Guardian

Here’s another tantalising glimpse of the forthcoming 10″ Mary Millington vinyl record. Today the Wandsworth Guardian has published a piece about how the record came about, featuring an interview with my friend, Tooting-based publisher, Michael Curran. You can read all about it … Continue reading

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In a quiet corner of Tooting…

… sits a huge pile of Mary Millington records.

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On Location: The Ghosts of Tooting Past

Tooting, SW17, is not an area you would automatically associate with anything remotely ‘sexy’. This slightly-bedraggled south London suburb, in the Borough of Wandsworth, is best remembered as the home of fictional urban guerrilla ‘Wolfie Smith’ in the BBC sitcom Citizen Smith (1977-1980). But back then, … Continue reading

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Press Here for Mary

I’m just back from Tooting, South London  – Mary’s old stomping ground – overseeing a very special project. As I mentioned last month, in July this year a strictly limited-edition recording of Mary speaking will be released on 10-inch, blue-coloured vinyl. The test-pressing of … Continue reading

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Mary, Queen of Tooting

During her career in the adult industry Mary ran a number of sex shops in London. Her most famous business was the Whitehouse Shop at 1539, London Road, Norbury SW16; ironically, just over the road from a police station. Mary managed the … Continue reading

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