The best way to find out if you understand something is to write about it.
Writing and selling the literature of reality.
Ever since, at school, I made a crappy linocut of Tony the Tiger, copied from the front of a box of Kellogg’s Frosties, I’ve been a fan of the format. Linocuts, I mean; not cereal boxes. It’s one of those things the frustrated visual artist in me keeps saying he’d like to have another go… Continue reading Book review: ‘A Year Unfolding’ by Angela Harding
The more eclectically you read, the better your chances of making unexpected connections between different topics.
My eleventh annual video slideshow.
A poetry anthology.
A celebration of birdsong during a pandemic.
A Christmas classic, wonderfully illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Memoir, place and empathy.
W.G. Sebald · Jan Morris · Jonathan Meades · prehistoric megafauna · Rebecca Solnit · complex numbers · Vikings! · Richard Mabey · Jeff Young · Horatio Clare · chess · Charles Darwin (obviously)