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2 minute read

The struggle to keep creative when a lot of things are going on.


3 minute read

Some thoughts about the 2017 General Election.

The Flying Scotsman

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We went to see the Flying Scotsman take passengers on the Bluebell Railway.


6 minute read

How and why this blog moved to its new address.

Heavyweight Podcast

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A miniature semi-review of Heavyweight, a podcast that I’m enjoying at the moment.

Mira Schendel at Tate Modern

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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.

Album Digest September 2016

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This album digest features albums by Wilco, M.I.A., Local Natives, and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani.

The Threepenny Opera

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A short review of The Threepenny Opera at the National Theatre, starring Rory Kinnear as Mack the Knife.

A New Notebook

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On confronting a new notebook and the joys of where writing takes you.

I Don’t Have a Clue, part 43

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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.