Dear blank, please blank. →
George Osborne to put coma patients to work as... →
Very nearly the truth, frankly.
Why should I again prove my disability to satisfy... →
Oh, I’m so looking forward to my medical assessment for Disability Living Allowance in 2013. Really.
Forest Swords: Miarches
Blimey. That’s a bit odd.
In defence of the Comic Sans font →
No. No, no, no, no and no. There is no defence. Really. No defence whatsoever. I expect better of The Guardian.
Cardiacs: In a City Lining ...
Though creative writing courses such as the pioneering one at the University of...– The Telegraph: Are these Britain’s best 20 novelists under 40?
Are these Britain’s best 20 novelists under 40? →
As a rule, I hate ‘best of’ lists, especially when they’re based on nothing but an age difference. The recent New Yorker list of 20 American fiction writers under 40 resulted in, I’m glad to say, some great satirical side-swipes. Yet, maybe because it’s closer to home, I do find the Telegraph’s list interesting, though no more convincing than the US version,...
Walls: Burnt Sienna - And what I meant to say when...
My once-in-a-generation cut? The armed forces. All... →
This is a brilliantly thoughtful and convincing argument. Which will never come to pass, of course. Damn.
Powell and Pressburger →
Yes, I’ve now seen it all. There is a tumblr dedicated solely to the magnificent film work of the British directing partnership Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, a number of their movies being among my all-time favourites. I do wish they’d called it fuckyeahthearchers.tumblr.com, though.
worriedaboutsatan: Heart Monitor - Yes, it’s...
Uncomfortable morning truth: I’m not a bird. I feel my bones, every one of them,...– Finnegan Flawnt: Rites of Spring in > kill author, Issue 7
“Black Rain is sourced from images collected by the twin satellite, solar mission, STEREO. Here we see the HI (Heliospheric Imager) visual data as it tracks interplanetary space for solar wind and CME’s (coronal mass ejections) heading towards Earth. Data courtesy of courtesy of the Heliospheric Imager on the NASA STEREO mission.” Or to put it another way: hypnotic and rather...
Liars: Proud Evolution - I really want to see this band live. They look evil. In a good way, obviously.
The Pogues: Haunted - From Sid & Nancy, Alex...
Four Letter Words by Rob Seward [via Russell Davies]
Isn’t pretty enough, they say. Don’t wanna think about what goes on where people...– Recording the Recorder by Jake David » Writers’ Bloc