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2018-05-13 (Sunday)


  1. f/e 13 May 2018

    ‘Fortitude’ season two, 1980s ‘Top of the Pops’, and reading Iain M. Banks’ ‘Consider Phlebas’.

  2. A kind of modern desperation

    On whether writing weeknotes could help me get back into more frequent blogging again. (Answer: they didn’t, quite.)


  1. Bloomberg Opinion - Money Stuff

    Matt Levine’s weekdaily email is so good. US-focused business/finance, clearly written (some of it a bit over my head), a personality, some great lines, and lots of it.


  • philgyford’s avatar

    Battlefield 1 is peculiarly resistant to remembering my progress when I come back to it. So close to finishing the campaign but I think the Allies will have to do it without me now.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @neillyneil Thankfully I don’t think I follow (m)any people who tweet about either. I assume some sporting events are like this for some people too.

  • Liked tweets

  • JonnyGeller’s avatar

    These tips from Simon Kuper to graduates in @FTMag are superb.

    My favourite is “if you are the smartest in the room, you’re in the wrong room”.