Friday Reading S10E05

It’s back. My weekly newsletter of … things what I found interesting this week. Subscribe to it here. Long and thoughtful and I don’t 100% agree with it from James Fallows on how the press hasn’t broken its most destructive…

Isobel and Zoe looking resplendent in colour

[This is the first in an occasional series where I ramble at length and without much focus about an old episode of Doctor Who what I have just watched on my tellybox. Lucky, lucky you] I watched 1968 Doctor Who…

It’s back. My weekly newsletter of … stuff I found hidden down the back of the internet’s sofa. Subscribe to it here. Some solid work from the FT here – which you may need a subscription to read, sorry, journos…

It’s back. My weekly newsletter of … bits’n’bobbins I wrote earlier in the week ‘Of masks and madmen’ about the signs on display at the anti-mask demo in London last weekend, and how I realised that some of them displayed…

The train to Chesham from Liverpool Street

Don’t tell me I don’t know how to have fun while on holiday – today I’ve spent the day mooching around the far end of the Metropolitan Line, taking pics of the station architecture and infrastructure, listening to great music…

I like blogging again. There’s a slight concern that the way I’ve been able to balance working from home, looking after the kids, making loads of new music and re-start blogging and the newsletter suggests a brain in the hyper-fizzy…

This tweet caught my eye at the weekend from @DiscordianKitty: One fun thing about being a Millennial is we’ve been told repeatedly that eating out is irresponsible and if we do it we deserve to not be able to afford…

Of masks and madmen

I found myself addicted today to flicking through the pictures coming through on social media from Trafalgar Sq of the London anti-mask anti-Covid demo. I looked through over 100 and was reading every single sign that was visible. There was…

It’s back. My weekly newsletter of … things QAnon is, in and of itself, nothing. A nonsense “Deep State” conspiracy theory created on internet message boards to generate intrigue and give people a uniting banner under which all manner of…

It’s back. My weekly newsletter of … stuff Tom Whitwell always does the most interesting things. This lockdown he’s built an ambient slow movie player. You could do that too. He’s written about how. Maybe pick a movie without graphic…