2020-01-05: πŸ”— Teenage bloodbath: the 2010s in review A solid State of the Union from Sam Kriss, poking at Rise …

2020-01-04: πŸ”— What the Death of iTunes Says About Our Digital Habits A decade ago I was a digital hoarder. I was …

2020-01-04: πŸ”— Interview with Adam Minter, author of Junkyard Planet On the wonderfully titled blog Discard …

2020-01-04: Found this rock which looked like it had been sliced by a sushi chef.

2020-01-04: πŸ”— Toward a Grand Unified Theory of Snowflakes I’ve been fascinated by the study of snowflakes …

2020-01-04: πŸ”— Proposal for a book to be adapted into a movie starring Dwayne The Rock Johnson An oldie by Robin …

2020-01-04: Surprisingly good sunset for a January holiday in Wales…

2019-12-28:

2019-12-22: πŸ”— Brian Taylor to Adapt Robert Anton Wilson and Robert Shea’s The Illuminatus! Trilogy as a TV Show …

2019-12-22: πŸ”— London’s electric buses are getting fake noise. I love stories about how new technological …

2019-12-22: πŸ”— This is How a Society Dies Sober and lacerating analysis of the terminal decline of US and British …

2019-12-21: πŸ”— A Frank Conversation with My Rabbi About The Rise of Skywalker Judaism has always struck me as the …

2019-12-19: πŸ”— 136 Mindblowing & Groundbreaking Internet Videos I remember when you felt you’d seen all …

2019-12-18: Misty in Birmingham last night.

2019-12-16: πŸ”— The Blundering Brilliance of Prime Minister Boris Johnson A rather hagiographic explainer of …

2019-12-16: So it seems LED Xmas lights flash at a high, but not that high, frequency rather than stay on …

2019-12-15:

2019-12-15: πŸ”— Be Gay, Do Crimes. Untitled Goose Game: Is it Good to be Bad? Grace does a deep dive into the …

2019-12-15: πŸ”— Please for the love of Blarg, Start a Blog A call to get all that great stuff off Twitter and back …

2019-12-09: πŸ”— For the many A more sober than usual piece by Sam Kris on why you should seriously consider voting …

2019-12-07: πŸ”— New Atheism: An Autopsy A nice overview of whatever happened to the New Atheist movement that was …

2019-11-27: πŸ”— On the Farm Daisy Hildyard discusses animal sentience with the great anecdote of cows so …

2019-11-27: πŸ”— Cyberpunk is Dead by John Semley Nice overview of all that was Cyberpunk back in the 80s, from the …

2019-11-22: πŸ”— Sasha Baron Cohen Says Tech Companies Built the “Greatest Propaganda Machine in …

2019-11-20: Olivia Wilde’s Booksmart was one of the best movies of this year and for some reason I found …

2019-11-20: πŸ”— John Doran on Sunn O))) and how their brand of doom metal has defined the decade. Not unexpected, …

2019-11-16: Here’s what I’ve been picking up from the people I meet, the audiences I speak to and the stories …

2019-11-16: πŸ”— In 2029, the Internet Will Make Us Act Like Medieval Peasants This is a wonderfully insightful …

2019-11-12: Craig Mod, from his newsletter: Folks mistakenly think only new walks are good walks. But the best …

2019-11-09: Eyes full of tears, by Fiona.

2019-11-09: πŸ”— The social ideology of the motorcar This essay from 1973 about the way cars took over and broke …

2019-11-07: Saw Hamish Fulton talk last weekend. Suddenly remembered he ran a group slow walk in Birmingham in …

2019-11-06: πŸ”— Dan Hon: Everything Is Political From his regular newsletter, skip the Snow Crash stuff (unless …

2019-11-05:

2019-11-05: πŸ”— Bright green environmentalism “Environmentalists who believe that radical changes are needed …

2019-11-04: πŸ”— Inside the iPhone 11 Camera, Part 1: A Completely New Camera Computational photography continues …

2019-11-03: So we were just outside of Plymouth in a bedsit apartment overlooking the sea during an 80mph …

2019-11-03: The sea, the sea.

2019-11-03: Tim Shaw performing at Walking’s New Movements, Plymouth.

2019-11-01: Walking’s New Movements conference, Friday evening.

2019-10-31: πŸ”— Autism profiles and diagnostic criteria. A very useful breakdown of the terminology and potential …

2019-10-31: πŸ”— UK renewables generate more electricity than fossil fuels for first time. πŸ”— Rise of renewables may …

2019-10-30: Went to the MAC to see Black Men Walking, a play about black men walking in the Peak District. It …

2019-10-30: Fungus season

2019-10-30: Tonight’s film was Theory of Obscurity​: a film about The Residents, about a band I’ve …

2019-10-29: Johnson’s Britain and Corbyn’s Britain are vastly different countries, on starkly divergent paths. …