To live at all times in accordance with your core values should be as smooth and as natural as a fish swimming through the ocean.
My top 5 podcasts of 2021 (The first half)
My pick of the podcasts that have meant the most to me in the first half of 2021, featuring: Open Mike Eagle; El-P; Richard Herring; Nigel Planer; Alexei Sayle; Omid Djalili; Questlove; Mariah Carey; Marc Maron; and Katey Sagal.
2000AD: Five memories of the future
2000AD memories! This post celebrates the first forty(-ish) years of 2000AD – and all its inspirational joy and anarchy – through five memories of the future.
Left in the dust?
Change never stops. Change is a challenge. Change always gives you a choice. This is as true as ever in today’s “post-shame, post-truth” world.
#7songs2016: Move over for a damage case?
If you had to pick seven songs from this year or yesteryear that have meant the world to you in 2016, what would they be? Things get distinctly metallic here, with some help from my final two #7songs2016 picks, and from my good friend Mathew Davies. #7songs2016 (VI): Metallica – Atlas, Rise! Metallica are quite […]
The game is always changing
The game is never fair. The game is always changing. The pleasure is to play. I’m sure I’ve never seen my country so polarised, so (almost) evenly divided. I woke up early this morning, just as the major news outlets began one by one to “call” the victory of the Leave campaign in the UK’s […]
Lemmy at 70: Born to lose, live to win?
Motörhead’s Lemmy was a quintessential gentleman, and by all accounts sounds to have been the best friend you could ever hope to have. This post (originally written for Lemmy’s 70th birthday in 2015) celebrates the greatness of Lemmy.
#7songs: What seven songs define your life?
If you had to pick seven songs over seven days, what would they be? Music is a language all its own. One I can’t speak, one I can’t describe. But one I can listen to endlessly. Music is a world all its own. One we can step into whenever we want, and go wherever we […]