Looking back to the Londons of Alexei Sayle in the 80s and Blur in the 90s shows us how the life we knew is being disrupted in the modern world.
September’s #SaturdaySix – a sextet of things that have inspired or amused me over the past month. Includes: skeletons; the word “aestivation” (via the great Robert Macfarlane); lamps and introverts; Helen Reynold’s crash course in stand-up comedy; Daleks; and the lovely Coach George Raveling.
Do you seize the moment, or does the moment seize you? Youth is both an infinity and finite. The moment is always right now. Pressure is a choice. It’s scarcely believable to me, but a quarter of a century ago today (Saturday 1 October 2016) was the day I first went away to university. A […]