Saturday, 12 September 2015

Land of Pork and Honey



Totally different viewpoint.

The World eats Cheap Bacon



At the expense of North Carolina’s rural poor. (Should I go to the Jack Daniel’s World Championship BBQ in Lynchburg?).

Why We travel




It whirls you around, turns you upside down and stands everything you took for granted on its head.

The Walk That Made Me Love Japan



Sorry, Pico. I had another one (in Samurai Road).

Unlearning to Write



Ursula Le Guin’s guide to the impossible craft of storytelling.

Europe is Doomed.




The tyranny of the status quo.

Tiki Hangover: Unearthing the False Idols of America's South Seas Fantasy



It’s all there as well, in Stories of the Southern Sea.


‘McJobless’ In Seattle



If you like your food stamps, you can keep your food stamps.

Charting Culture



2,600 years of Western culture spread across the map in five minutes.

Ignore Your Feelings



You should value your actions over your emotions.

Whale Songs Visualized



This is what happens when you speed up the songs.

11 Awkward Things About Email



Email has its difficulties.

Friday, 11 September 2015

Sunday, 6 September 2015

‘The Hotel Years,’ by Joseph Roth



Dazzling, elegiac, mordant and harrowingly oracular by turn.

Academics are Being Hoodwinked into Writing Books



Nobody can buy.

Books that Make You Dumb



Wagon Days- Author Reading- Part 3


Wagon Days- Author Reading- Part 2


Wagon Days- Author Reading- Part 1


Westwood Lake Chronicles- Author Reading- Part 3


Westwood Lake Chronicles- Author Reading- Part 2


Westwood Lake Chronicles- Author Reading- Part 1


The Death Toll Comparison Breakdown



The actual numbers of people that died in key moments throughout history.