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There’s a great service I subscribe to called Quarterly. It’s a simple idea: a number of contributors put together packages that are posted to you once every quarter for the princely sum of $25 (plus shipping depending on where you happen to want the package delivered). In the past I’ve subscribed to Tina Roth Eisenberg [...]
A couple of weeks ago I was asked to put together a presentation for an event called Not at SXSW. I duly obliged (I’d been asked nicely and promised good quality crisps) and put together the presentation below. Scroll past the frankly confusing slides for an outline of the juicy bits (i.e. what I actually [...]
‘Coming soon…’, chimes the chirpy voice of Carol Vorderman (or someone who sounds enough like her to get away with utilising her telephone banking details), ‘…a new show that looks to find Britain’s favourite home cooked dish’. The obsession with categorising every element of our world knows no bounds it seems. What is the best [...]
Nominated for an Oscar. Worthy of it.
Music, comedy, theatre and the rest. When an act you love sells out their gig in minutes, and then tickets appear on eBay et al at grossly inflated prices, why not do this… Warning: do not attempt unless rich, lovely and willing to deal with an angry arsehole. Step 1. Find all tickets on sale [...]
This is the link to click when you’re in need of a pick me up. Bottled happiness.
This month I went to Capri. Here’s the proof. If you’re looking for somewhere to relax, I’d highly recommend it. (If you go, and they’ve space, stay at La Minerva. Wonderful.) If you’re looking for somewhere that raises the bar for signage, then I’d also recommend it. Of all the wonders of the island, the signage [...]
Because sometimes inspiring things can come in the form of drawings… Thanks to the respective artists (click the images for the source).
I love August. It’s the time I get to go to Edinburgh and fall in love with live comedy all over again. So, just as I have for 28 years, I spent the last few days of August in converted University Buildings, damp queues and overspill areas of cafes in search of something that would [...]