Monthly Archives: January 2011

Triumphs of Nonsense

All this time the Guard was looking at her, first through a telescope, then through a microscope, and then through an opera-glass. At last he said, “You’re travelling the wrong way,” and shut up the window and went away. “So … Continue reading

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some hip hop

woo hah may not have been the first hype williams video I’d seen but it was the first where I noted the name and recognised his genius. the remix is even wilder with the contribution from ol’ dirty bastard. I … Continue reading

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The Sirius v The Glen Sannox

In the summer of 1959 when I was 5 years old, my family went on holiday to the isle of Arran. There were a few firsts involved. It was the first time I’d been on a boat of the size … Continue reading

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grain barge gig

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Jars & their Anecdotes

There was an old man of Tobago, Who lived on rice, gruel, and sago; Till, much to his bliss, His physician said this – To a leg, sir, of mutton you may go from Anecdotes and Adventures of Fifteen Gentleman … Continue reading

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micromuseum 1

in 2009 & 2010 I was working part-time on the new museum of bristol which is due to open this summer. the actual building I did my work in was the city museum and art gallery, an edwardian baroque building, … Continue reading

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Moreover, the state of little children excels the state of the rest in that they are in innocence, and evil has not yet been rooted in them by actual life; and innocence is such that all things of heaven can … Continue reading

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