Two Lives Leading up To Now (30th Birthday Post)

My brain isn’t very good with numbers. I think my mind is more visual than numerical. Being 30 feels very stable and evenly balanced to me. Like if my life were a piece of paper I could fold it in half now and it would have two equal parts of fifteen years. When I was fifteen I had a lot of different ideas. I was … Continue reading Two Lives Leading up To Now (30th Birthday Post)

THERAPY: THE END OF THE YELLOW FOLDER (PART THREE)

Part 1 and Part 2 My first German class was in a cramped attic classroom right at the top of my new school. The rooms had been the living quarters of the teachers about twenty years ago. My new school was large and centred around a beautiful old mansion. The sixthform block was across three floors of the mansion. It was a girl’s school that allowed boys into the sixthform. Of … Continue reading THERAPY: THE END OF THE YELLOW FOLDER (PART THREE)

A Review: Beck – Morning Phase

Certainly my favourite thing Beck has ever done is his song for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind called “Everybody’s Gotta Learn Sometime” a cover of a song by The Korgis. I love that song as a part of that most brilliant film and as a piece of beautiful music. Jon Brion’s production on it brings his usual melancholic organ fiddlings, adding to the gorgeous … Continue reading A Review: Beck – Morning Phase

11 Things I need to tell tourists about the London Underground

  1.You don’t need to press the buttons on the tube trains to open the doors this will do nothing AT ALL and make you look like a tit. HOWEVER you will need to press the buttons on DLR trains and if you don’t this will make you look like a tit. 2. Tottenham Court Road station exits: Far left back on yourself of escalators … Continue reading 11 Things I need to tell tourists about the London Underground