The struggle to keep creative when a lot of things are going on.
Some thoughts about the 2017 General Election.
We went to see the Flying Scotsman take passengers on the Bluebell Railway.
How and why this blog moved to its new address.
Albums by Mike Oldfield, Bonobo and The xx
The next understated classic is “Stray” by Aztec Camera. Released in 1990, it features two hit singles and the cover is my favourite colour: green.
A miniature semi-review of Heavyweight, a podcast that I’m enjoying at the moment.
Mira Schendel was a Brazilian artist considered to be one of South America’s best artists. I visited her retrospective at Tate Modern in 2013.
This album digest features albums by Wilco, M.I.A., Local Natives, and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani.
A short review of The Threepenny Opera at the National Theatre, starring Rory Kinnear as Mack the Knife.
On confronting a new notebook and the joys of where writing takes you.
Up late, with hot feet and unable to sleep, I type out this confession that I haven’t got a clue what I am doing.