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5 July 2020

Writing

  1. w/e 2020-07-05

    Untenable by BAD MOVES, The Shepherdess, Quotebacks, macOS Catalina, and Gary Lutz.

Photos

Links

  1. The Sentence is a Lonely Place - Believer Magazine

    Text of a lecture by Gary Lutz. So many examples and explanations of amazing sentences from American fiction.

  2. Ange Mlinko · Just a Diphthong Away: Gary Lutz · LRB 7 May 2020

    Lots of great lines quoted from Lutz’s short stories here.

  3. The Quietus | Opinion | Black Sky Thinking | The Many Faces Of Housekeeping: How Wealth & Privilege Are Distorting Underground Music

    The fourth DJ “… appears positively relatable by comparison, having merely been a director at Citibank for 13 years before launching his own investment fund.”

Tweets

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @rebeccabrenna @samuelpepys @MissGreefTweets In case you weren’t aware, that’s from a parody Twitter account pepysdiary.com/news/2020/03/2…

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @OhByJove @samuelpepys In case you weren’t aware, that’s from a parody Twitter account pepysdiary.com/news/2020/03/2…

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @suegyford @newsmary I’d forgotten those. I had to google - did we call them Mother of Thousands? It’s a great sci-fi/fantasy name for a plant.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @Zoonie Ugh, such a pain. I’d be less annoyed if the tweets actually sounded like Pepys.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @RebeccaRideal As the person who runs the “real” @samuelpepys this is a recurring annoyance. This week I’ve had a lot of traffic to the page I put up in March about these parody tweets pepysdiary.com/news/2020/03/2…

  • Liked tweets

  • HannahAlOthman’s avatar

    British Recipe:
    2 eggs
    300g flour
    300g sugar
    200g butter

    American recipe:
    Well the first time I ever ate a cake was on a crisp fall day, when the temperatures were getting cooler. It was a Tuesday, and I was wearing my plaid shirt. On the radio, Bob Dylan was playing, it was a

  • sjs40something’s avatar

    @dannykellywords @Islington Is this the one on the corner that gives you a few chips with everything?