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Writing

  1. w/e 14 October 2018

    ‘Can You Feel It’ and some re-discovered house music; ‘A Star is Born’, ‘Phonogram: The Singles Club’; an acting class; ‘Killing Eve’; and Mark Kozelek at Union Chapel.

  2. w/e 7 October 2018

    The internet; ‘Wired’ is 25; Phoebe Bridgers and Mark Kozelek; ‘Beast’ by Paul Kingsnorth; Salon Collective’s showcase; and Docker.

  3. w/e 30 September 2018

    My first paid acting work; ‘17c’ at the Old Vic; ‘Trust’; and Mastodon compared to Twitter.

  4. w/e 23 September 2018

    The Festival of Maintenance and ‘Lucky’.

  5. WorldSkills.org’s new website

    A recent project I worked on launched recently… a new version of the WorldSkills website.

  6. w/e 16 September 2018

    ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’; W. G. Sebald’s ‘Austerlitz’; ordering an Apple Watch; and season four of ‘Silicon Valley’.

  7. w/e 9 September 2018

    Corporationpop; more paper scanning; ‘Distant Voices, Still Lives’; ‘Leave No Trace’; and the sound of official American phone calls.

  8. w/e 2 September 2018

    Holiday, ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ season one, ‘The Americans’ season five, the end of ‘Keeping Faith’, and ‘Familiar’ by J. Robert Lennon.

  9. w/e 26 August 2018

    Document scanning, the Hobby Horse podcast, ‘Mildred Pierce’, Twitter, and slowing down.

  10. w/e 19 August 2018

    Giving up on the Culture novels, ‘Mark Kermode’s Secrets of Cinema’, ‘Hang Ups’, more Mastodon, and a Co-op follow-up.

  11. Buying a washing machine from the Co-op

    The good and mostly bad things that occurred during the process of buying a washing machine from the Co-op

  12. f/e 12 August 2018

    ‘Keeping Faith’, ‘The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer’, some Ask MetaFilter questions, and Twitter vs Mastodon.

  13. w/e 29 July 2018

    ‘Wolf Hall’ and realistic plays, ‘Brighton Rock’, Jenny Holzer, weeknotes.

  14. Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD by Martin Aston

    My thoughts on the book about 4AD records, plus a 556 track playlist.

  15. w/e 22 July 2018

    Nothing much to say this week, but here’s one thing that stuck in my mind. From Stewart Lee’s…

  16. w/e 15 July 2018

    Play reading, ‘Optic Nerve’, a little Ask MeFi.

  17. w/e 8 July 2018

    Ellsworth Kelly’s photographs; writing and filming a scene for my showreel; more Ask MeFi questions; and a happy video.

  18. f/e 1 July 2018

    Irrepairability, Ask MetaFilter, and ‘Flowers’ season two.

  19. Total Perspective Vortex in D3.js

    I made a sort of Total Perspective Vortex, from Hitchhiker’s Guide, using JavaScript.

  20. UK parliament demographics chart

    I wondered how the ages of MPs and members of the House of Lords compared to the UK population so I made some charts.

  21. w/e 17 June 2018

    A brief one this week because my MacBook’s keyboard has decided to pack in again…

  22. w/e 10 June 2018

    People rediscovering Crazy Walls and Today’s Guardian; Half Man Half Biscuit; and finishing ‘Uncharted’ 1.

  23. How Soon is Now by Richard King

    A few notes about, and quotes from, the book, plus a long Spotify playlist of tracks mentioned.

  24. w/e 3 June 2018

    A new site for my work, and swimming lanes compared to shared space road designs.

  25. ‘The Actor’s Art and Craft’ by William Esper and Damon DiMarco

    My notes on the book that recounts a year’s worth of Esper teaching his variation of the Meisner acting technique.