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Narrative on My Mind

I’ve been thinking about narrative lately. Partly because if you’ve still got author on your passport, you just do – from time to time, anyway – and more specifically as I’ve agreed to take part in a panel discussion at this year’s Bristol… 761 more words

Writers & Writing

The kingdom of the well

It’s been a week of illness – theirs & mine. It starts to occur to me that with a family of five there is always someone else to catch whatever it is. 629 more words

Stray Thoughts

Literary bits & pieces

This is quite good but the best quotation is the first one from Elizabeth Wurtzel. Never mind the bizarre photo accompanying it. You glance at it: something’s not quite right. 270 more words


The Best Things We Read on the Internet This Week: The Lake Waco Murders, Geoff Dyer on LA

Listicles, tweets, your ex’s Facebook status, picture of dogs wearing costumes — the internet offers no shortage of entertaining stuff to look at. But there’s plenty of substantial writing out there, too, the pieces you spend a few minutes reading and a long time thinking about after you’ve closed the tab. 243 more words


listen & look

Perhaps, after all, the best way of talking about what you love is to speak of it lightly

- Albert Camus

Aase Texmon Rygh, Møbius (rund), 2013. 220 more words


Sittin' in the Park with Geoff Dyer (well, almost)

For all that my recent visit to the Jeremy Deller exhibition at the William Morris Gallery has to be counted something of a disappointment, let it not be thought my journey to the furthest reaches of Walthamstow was wasted. 944 more words


Reading Matters, March 2014

Currently reading:

  • Middlemarch : George Eliot
  • The Ongoing Moment : Geoff Dyer

Just finished:

  • Romany & Tom : Ben Watt
  • On Photography : Susan Sontag…
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Writers & Writing