This year at Conflux we decided to do something a bit different with the writing workshops and run them throughout the weekend instead of all on the first day (Friday), which is how we’ve done it previously. 601 more words
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WHY HAS there been so little examination of Owen Smith’s career by the British press?
In the two weeks since Smith became Jeremy Corbyn’s sole challenger for the Labour leadership, journalists have largely accepted his CV at face value. 2,264 more words
Grant Watson is an award winning writer, critic and playwright.
He has been writing science fiction film criticism since the turn of the century, beginning with his William Atheling Jr award-winning column in Borderlands and continuing through his podcast… 1,390 more words
Croydon’s Fairfield Halls art complex closed this week for a complete renovation that is expected to take two years. The news reminded me of the night back in January 1970 when I got so badly lost in my Fiat 500 in the one-way system around the town’s high-rise office blocks that I missed most of the first half of an important Soft Machine concert. 925 more words
Chris McGregor: piano
Harry Beckett: trumpet, flugelhorn
Marc Charig: trumpet, flugelhorn
Mike Osborne: alto sax
Dudu Pukwana: alto sax
Gary Windo: tenor sax
Alan Skidmore: tenor sax… 42 more words