I wrote this for the TLS blog as a response to the Bad Sex Awards. (Includes a brief definition of Gibbs’s Law of Reversible Similes.) 54 more words
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Part of the experience of coming here is the attempt to understand and articulate one’s responses to the experience.
This introspective response to visiting new places is taken from a striking passage in… 810 more words
White Sands has been called a collection of travel essays, but I prefer to describe Geoff Dyer’s latest publication as a series of disappointments. Dyer’s 14th published work takes the reader on an uninspiring journey; it is an endless cycle of anticipation and unfulfilled expectations, enough to make even the keenest traveller want to stay home. 489 more words