Monthly Archives: July 2011

And music for all.

Two things to say before I start this post. Firstly, I did my secondary education at a place called Tiffin Boys’ School. Get over it. Secondly, this blog is not about the facts of the past, it’s about my memory. … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Daughter and her author

1. I have never met Quiet Riot Girl/Boy, Elly or Notorious QRG. Nearly a year ago, I met QRG on Twitter. I can’t quite remember the hashtag she was using but it was an abbreviation for November Writers’ Month or … Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse

Let’s try a little thought experiment. I need you to take three ideas on board for this to work: Firstly, I have died. Secondly, there is life after death and the dead can watch the living (although, just to keep … Continue reading

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Some songs in the car

I’m quite keen that blogging – Blogging! – becomes less of An Event for me. I’d like this to become more of a scrapbook, full of all sorts of stuff of whatever value. So, in that spirit here is a … Continue reading

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Rescuing the fourth estate.

A couple of weeks ago I tweeted that I couldn’t understand why everyone was so shocked about the Milly Dowler Hacking incident (by the News of the World, for those of you reading from the future) when I was far … Continue reading

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