The Agony and the XTC
Jim Green, Trouser Press, August 1978
TELL A LONDONER you're going to Swindon on the weekend and you get the same reaction as if you told a New Yorker you were making an excursion to Hoboken. "Swindon?" they sneer. "What a holiday — you can watch the trains turn round!"
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