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Rewards in This Life by Dirty South

Sunday, 13 December 2020

Des ipa

If there’s one thing we stand for at Deserter, it’s rewarding yourself at every opportunity. Why delay gratification? Why not gratify immediately, and if necessary, gratify yourself some more later?

The mantra ‘You’ll be rewarded in Heaven,’ is the oldest scam in the book. What the Bible essentially says is: ‘You’re going to get fuck all from this life. Don't complain and we’ll sort you out…

Dulwich Raider in Pictures

Monday, 7 December 2020

Dulwich raider

By Dulwich Raider

Anyone looking for pictures of me naked is, I’m afraid, going to be disappointed. Those pictures remain in the Met Police vaults until my caution is lifted in 2023.

No, here I propose to talk about some of the illustrations done for our first book, Today South London, Tomorrow South London, as drawn by Emily Medley. We’re delighted that Emily has agreed to illustrate, our…

Me and My Growler

Sunday, 29 November 2020


As the Dulwich Raider has said so forcibly, we have pubs to defend. You could say, a way of life to defend. 

OK, we’re not exactly fending off the Luftwaffe, but the ever-changing restrictions on the hospitality industry pose a similar level of existential threat to our most treasured institution: the public house. 

As is revealed in the Health & Beauty chapter of our new book, Shirk…

Thank you!

Friday, 27 November 2020

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Hello and a massive thank you for having pledged for Shirk, Rest and Play!

After three days we are at 30% funding which is great to see. Who knows, this time next year you may be holding the book in your hand, with, hopefully, a glass of something nice in the other. 

Incidentally, today (Friday) we are offering a 25% discount on our rewards so if you are minded to upgrade your pledge or perhaps…

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