Now that I am here, I would also like to pop by Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Irving Berlin, Herman Melville and E.L. Doctorow.
Originally from London’s East End, Keith Austin has been a journalist for more than 35 years. Keith is passionate about food, drink, travel, writing, photography, humour and soccer. But not in that order.
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