Art (10) Books (48) Films (18) Food (4) Football (5) Gadgets (1) Ideas (16) Life Experiences (18) Mathematics (3) Music (69) Photography (1) Podcasts (1) Poems (1) Politics and Beliefs (8) Programming (6) Science (2) Short Fiction (2) Theatre (2) Travel (24) Understated Classics (36) Writing (10)

 Art (10)

Georgia O'Keeffe
Mira Schendel at Tate Modern
LS Lowry At Tate Britain
"Art Under Attack" at Tate Britain
Ellen Gallagher at Tate Modern
Ibrahim El-Salahi At Tate Modern
George Bellows At RA
Choucair At Tate Modern
Lichtenstein At Tate Modern
A Work Of Art At The End Of My Road?

 Books (48)

The Overstory
Hillbilly Elegy
Reasons to Stay Alive
Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun
Revelation Space
Hello America
Command and Control
Acts of the Assassins by Richard Beard
The Unlimited Dream Company
Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley
Satin Island by Tom McCarthy: Review
My Booker Prize Pick 2015
Time and Time Again by Ben Elton
Gods of Metal
The Martian by Andy Weir
Glow by Ned Beauman
Feersum Endjinn by Iain M. Banks
All The Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector
The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
Point Omega
The Marriage Plot
Why I Love "On The Road"
Consider Phlebas: A Picaresque In Space
On Pynchon
Even The Dogs
The Gone-Away World
Some Lessons In Love
Another Reading List
Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson
Reading list, mid-April 2012
The Lonely Londoners
Never Mind The Ballards
The Philosopher And The Wolf
Concrete Island
Favourite Culture Ship Names
More Books
The Crystal World
The Drought by JG Ballard
The Drowned World
J. G. Ballard

 Films (18)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Wonder Woman: A Short Review
The Martian: A Short Review
Inherent Vice: A Short Review
Minions: A Short Review
Jodorowsky's Dune
Guardians of the Galaxy: Fifteen Observations
Despicable Me 2: A Short Review
Man of Steel: A Short Review
Star Trek: Into Darkness - A Short Review
Rust And Bone: A Short Review
Skyfall: A Short Review
A Case For Yellow As Your New Favourite Colour
Moonrise Kingdom: A Short Review
Dreams Of A Life: A Short Review
Contagion: A Short Review
Why I Love The Jungle Book
Why I Love Betty Blue

 Food (4)

Turkey and Sweet Potato Stew
Beetroot Bolognaise
On The Humble Cheese Grater
The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

 Football (5)

Swaptastic Part 3: The Shiny App
Swaptastic Part 2
Swaptastic Part 1
Euro 2016 Panini Stickers
Stevenage vs Portsmouth

 Gadgets (1)

Logitech K380 Review

 Ideas (16)

Untitled 2
First Light, Last Light
Consider the Donut
A Little Bit Intimidating Really
Building Brains
What IS That Noise?
Ideas for TV shows: Great Mathematicians
Net Loss
The News
A Beta Test Of Everything
Maps And Charts
Five Things To Try When You Can't Sleep

 Life Experiences (18)

Any sugar?
Suits Me
Three Years
The same, but different
I Don't Have a Clue, part 43
Happy New Year 2015!
On convictions, whereas to the strength of and belief in same
Whatever Happened To That Hat?
The Reset Button
The Truth About Work
A Jigsaw
The Painter
The Amber World
Tales From Home
The Setback
Movember 10K

 Mathematics (3)

How to generate random numbers in R
Nonlinear Systems: A Rough Intro
Favourite Numbers

 Music (69)

Top 10 Albums 2017
Top 10 Songs 2017
Album Digest December 2017
Album Digest November 2017
I Will Make Room For You - Four Tet Remix
Album Digest October 2017
Album Digest September 2017
Album Digest March 2017
Album Digest February 2017
Album Digest January 2017
Album Digest September 2016
Album Digest August 2016
Adventures with Discover Weekly
BBC Prom 47 at the Royal Albert Hall
Album Digest July 2016
Album Digest June 2016
Album Digest May 2016
Album Digest, April 2016
The Orb - Alpine EP
Album Digest Special: David Bowie
My Favourite Albums of 2015
Second Toughest in the Infants Superdeluxe edition
Everything Everything "Get To Heaven"
An Initial Comparison of Apple Music and Spotify
Album Digest June 2015
You Can’t Just ‘Switch Off’ Free
Album Digest February 2015
Album Digest January 2015
Album Digest September 2014
Album Digest August 2014
My Amazing Subversive Revolutionary Adolescence
Album Digest, June 2014
Album Digest, May 2014
Album Digest March 2014
Album Digest, October 2013
Album Digest, September 2013
Album Digest, August 2013
Album Digest, July 2013
Album Digest, June 2013
Album Digest, May 2013
Album Digest, April 2013
Album Digest, March 2013
Album Digest, February 2013
Album Digest, January 2013
Album Digest, December 2012
Album Digest, November 2012
Album Digest, October 2012
Album Digest, September 2012
Album Digest August 2012
Album Digest July 2012
Album Digest June 2012
CAN "The Lost Tapes"
Album Digest May 2012
Album Digest April 2012
Album Digest March 2012
Album Digest February 2012
Album Digest January 2012
Album Digest December 2011
Album Digest November 2011
Album Digest October 2011
Album Digest September 2011
Album Digest August 2011
Album Digest July 2011
Album Digest June 2011
Album Digest May 2011
Album Digest April 2011
Album Digest March 2011
Album Digest February 2011
Album Digest January 2011

 Photography (1)

Werner Bischof: "Point of View" and "Helvetica"

 Podcasts (1)

Heavyweight Podcast

 Poems (1)

April Birthday

 Politics and Beliefs (8)

In the space between this and that
Time Is Time and That Is That
Jim's Conservatory
Like a Rhino Voting for Poaching
On Voting
Should I Drop Dropbox?
In Defence Of Tolerance

 Programming (6)

A Little Lesson in R
Personal ggplot tips and tweaks
Learn X in Y Minutes
Programming a Carcassonne Game
Programming an UNO game, part 2
Programming an UNO game

 Science (2)

How Fireworks Work
Out There Somewhere

 Short Fiction (2)

On Jackson X
A Mountain Story

 Theatre (2)

The Threepenny Opera
The Nutcracker

 Travel (24)

Five years after
The Great Ocean Road
More Melbourne
Taking It Easy In Melbourne
A Day in the Air
Spain, New Year 2017/18
A trip to Iceland. Part 3: Fluðir to Vík.
A trip to Iceland. Part 2: Reykjavík to Fluðir.
A trip to Iceland. Part 1: Reykjavík.
A little trip to Italy
South America Trip Part 12
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 2016
South America Trip Part 11
South America Trip Part 10
South America Trip Part 9
South America Trip Part 8
South America Trip Part 7
South America Trip Part 6
South America Trip Part 5
South America Trip Part 4
South America Trip Part 3
Grumble grumble
South America Trip Part 2
South America Trip Part 1

 Understated Classics (36)

Understated Classics #36: The Coral by The Coral
Understated Classics #35: Snivilisation by Orbital
Understated Classics #34: Stray by Aztec Camera
Understated Classics #33: Embrya by Maxwell
Understated Classics #32: "They Were Wrong, So We Drowned" by Liars
Understated Classics #31: The White Room by The KLF
Understated Classics #30: Our Aim Is to Satisfy by Red Snapper
Understated Classics #29: Let It Come Down by Spiritualized
Understated Classics #28: The Meadowlands by The Wrens
Understated Classics #27: A Ghost Is Born by Wilco
Understated Classics #26: Come On Die Young by Mogwai
Understated Classics #25: Long Gone Before Daylight by The Cardigans
Understated Classics #24: “Reservoir” by Fanfarlo
Understated Classics #23: "Gorgeous" by 808 State
Understated Classics #22: "Walking With Thee" by Clinic
Understated Classics #21: "Woob 2" by Woob
Understated Classics #20: "Folklore" by Nelly Furtado
Understated Classics #19: "The Dreaming" by Kate Bush
Understated Classics #18: Fabric 12 mixed by The Amalgamation Of Soundz
Understated Classics #17: "Nearly God" by Nearly God (Tricky)
Understated Classics #16: "Ambient 2/The Plateaux Of Mirror" by Howard Budd and Brian Eno
Understated Classics #15: "Début" by Björk
Understated Classics #14: “Clear” by Bomb The Bass
Understated Classics #13: "U.F.Orb" by The Orb
Understated Classics #12: "Look Sharp!" by Roxette
Understated Classics #11: "Second Toughest In The Infants" by Underworld
Understated Classics #10: Tubular Bells II by Mike Oldfield
Understated Classics #9: Tiger Bay by Saint Etienne
Understated Classics #8: Second Light by Dreadzone
Understated Classics #7: 100 Broken Windows by Idlewild
Understated Classics #6: Arbor Bona Arbor Mala by The Shamen
Understated Classics #5: A Weekend In The City by Bloc Party
Understated Classics #4: Substrata by Biosphere
Understated Classics #3: The Circle & The Square by Red Box
Understated Classics #2: Sinking by The Aloof
Understated Classics #1: "Together Alone" by Crowded House

 Writing (10)

A Diary?
A New Notebook
The Long Post
Writing As It Happens
October and November 2014
Useful Ulysses
Five lessons from a year of blogging
Five Superheroes We Can Live Without