Jimmy Nail was in with his kids. They looked at some comics. On the counter was a blank Christmas Card that was part of a promotion by the Royal Mail. I had thought my mother was a fan of Jimmy Nail so I asked him to sign it for her. He did it, but looked at me like I was taking the piss. When I posted it to my mother she was somewhat bemused.
Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.
Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake
Previously on Behind the Counterculture Johnny Depp ⇨
the first journalism Lake ever had published was a history of Johnny Thunders for Record Collector magazine, since then he has written for publications including the Guardian, Dazed and Confused, the Idler and more recently, outsideleft.com as you have just seen.