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R&H now defunct

By chief hack Ignatius Rake

Posted October 04, 2018
Ron! Regboy says farewell. © Ignatius Rake

The Rake and Herald has now closed its doors.

After six and a bit years, the ongoing project that is the Rake & Herald has now become the no-longer ongoing project that was the Rake & Herald.

On behalf of all the team behind the website, I would like to sincerely thank all those people, mandrills and otherwise unspecified entities who/that have contributed to its content and/or wellbeing in any shape, form or manner whatsoever.

Furthermore, I would also like to thank all those people, mandrills and otherwise unspecified entities who/that have bothered to read/watch/listen to/share/like/not share/not like our content.

Extra thanks and kudos goes to all those people, mandrills and otherwise unspecified entities who/that provided us with feedback, whether positive, negative or somewhere in between.

Jimi Hendrix and the Jesus and Mary Chain in particular spring to mind.

Anyway, while we intend to keep the website publicly viewable for the foreseeable future, we shall only very rarely check our email (if at all) so please don't expect a prompt reply (if at all).

We shall also be deactivating our Twitter and FaceBook accounts.

As clearly explained here, it is rarely appropriate to use the word sayonara as it implies finality in wishing someone or something farewell.

However, as far as the Rake & Herald is concerned, the fire has gone out, although many pleasant memories still linger.

I could go on but I can't be arsed.

Which, I guess, is why we're calling it a day.

So, without further ado while sincerely thanking you, here's Martha and the Vandellas.

Lots of love and kisses

Ignatius Rake

Chief Hack on behalf of the Board.

CC AC89, JMH, Sandi and Regboy.

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