What memories do you have of Doc Martens?

Sentimental as Anything

What memories do you get from Doc Martens?


Many people associate the famous boots and shoes with Punks and Skinheads – yet the iconic “Docs” were part of the lives of so many other groups and subcultures.

The Clash

Doc Martens bring back so many memories for me – accompanied by a soundtrack of the music of The Clash and early Elvis Costello.

Docs also remind me of thinking I was so cool and indie seeing indie movies in the 80s  at the great old Valhalla cinema in Glebe, in Sydney.  Movies like A Clockwork Orange.

I must say it took me a while to be able to afford a pair of Docs – but I definitely got my wearing value out of them!

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I’m back in Glebe this week – wearing the same Docs I wore back in the the 80s – but these days I’m on a…

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