The Neon Hospice began as an online radio show broadcast occasionally by myself (jonny mugwump) from 2018 onwards. In December 2019 I was hobbled by a very severe bout of depression that seemingly vanished as soon as lockdown was announced in March 2020. I had moved to Margate, UK in March 2017 as an effort to counteract recurring mental health issues by hermitting myself somewhere quiet (it's a proper ghost town in the winter). 

For a while I had been daydreaming about a long-form chaotic radio show that would feature multiple guests once a month that I would host from my flat as an audio and visual stream