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February 2018 Goals

On the 1st of January, I wrote a post which set out four writing and reading related goals. I am pleased to report that I achieved the majority of these goals, as you can see from the summary below: 444 more words

Beast by Paul Kingsnorth

Come to a place like this, far from the estates and the ring roads and the car parks and the black fields of beet and the screen-dumb people pacing out the slow suicide of the West around the pedestrianized precincts.

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"Black Museum" and the Precipices of Death

In the last episode of season 4 of Black Mirror, “Black Museum,” the realities of black suffering and torture on the precipice of death is front and center. 627 more words

Thoughts And Musings

Today is music therapy day. First up: The Wake’s Procession....

Today is music therapy day. First up: The Wake’s Procession. It’s a great song with a fantastic bassline. 

Blacklist the music therapy tag if this isn’t your jam. 7 more words

book review: beast

Paul Kingsnorth’s Beast is about a man who goes out on the moor to be alone. A storm hits and he becomes more alone than he anticipated. 95 more words


Unfairly labelled as New Order copyists, post-punk quartet the Wake left behind some of the finest pop songs ever written, all collected on the reissue of their spellbinding second album

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Here Comes Everybody + Singles


History hasn’t been kind to the Wake. In their early days, the Scottish post-punk quartet were dismissed as tin-eared New Order copyists. 1,259 more words

Pop And Rock

THE WAKE’s debut album, Earth’s Necropolis, available for pre-order

Romanian / German duo The Wake‘s debut album Earth’s Necropolis will be released on the 23rd of September via Loud Rage Music and is now available for pre-order here: 129 more words