Not everything in life is simple. Red Smed, however, is. And to prove it this blog has been set up to take you deep into his deranged socialist utopia where Lenin was quite a nice bloke, , Bridgwater has been renamed Parretgrad , every home has to display a portrait of Jake Thackray and Leeds United are at the top of the premier league.


Club Whoopee on stage at the Bridgwater Arts Centre 1982 -Liz Hickling (vocals) Brian Smedley (guitar) Kim Newman (Vocals) Sarah Marks (vocals) Robin Tucker (drums) Peter Grieve (vocals) Andrew Napthine (bass) Neal Heckford (piano)

Kims garden in Aller same year

Late 90s -Kim on vocals Dean Skilton drums, Smed guitar and Stuart Croskell on bass. Venue is Crowcombe Heathfield Youth Hostel