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Writing

  1. w/e 2019-08-11

    Kero Kero Bonito. The Orielles, Keeping Faith, Animals, Notorious, a successful audition, and another appearance on Google Street View.

  2. w/e 2019-08-04

    Fresh, festivals as utopias, and Smarter Investing.

  3. Get to 100%

    What I’ve been doing acting-wise this year so far.

  4. w/e 2019-07-28

    My first Indietracks and my first cricket.

  5. w/e 2019-07-21

    I did some things and bought a new camera.

  6. f/e 2019-07-13

    Gentleman Jack, Chimerica, This Farming Life, Glastonbury, In Fabric, and Art & Fear.

  7. Blogroll keepers

    A couple of blogs I’ve recently tried and like enough to keep following.

  8. Gentle, undemanding and interesting

    On slow videos of people making things out of wood.

  9. ‘Reality Hunger’ by David Shields

    I finished reading this a week ago and it’s still sitting in my head, wrapping itself around several doubts and questions that were already in residence.

  10. Media for June 2019

    A gig, lots of telly, some books and five movies.

  11. A city day out

    We spent a day doing some touristing in the City of London.

  12. Tail of the access log

    A peek at what websites in 1997 knew about visitors, from Pop Goes the Web, a Radio 1 documentary.

  13. Good ID

    I recently made the Good ID website for Unfold Stories, using Django and Wagtail.

  14. Job Garden

    This year I’ve been spending some of my time working with Matt Webb on Job Garden.

  15. Exciting like the web

    On Kicks Condor and Robot Wisdom.

  16. Overnight

    Five things from an overnight shoot for a short film.

  17. Blogroll

    I added a blogroll to my site, because there are lots of nice blogs out there.

  18. The 1959 Project

    I’m enjoying The 1959 Project, daily posts about the New York jazz scene in that year.

  19. Media from May 2019

    Aldous Harding and Holly Herndon; All That Is by James Salter; High Life; and The Good Place, Follow the Money, Deutschland 86 and Fleabag.

  20. Foursquare/Swarm iCal feed

    I wrote a python script to replace the now-broken Foursquare calendar feed of your check-ins.

  21. A wonky barter

    How am I doing with giving up Facebook, Instagram and Twitter?

  22. Media from April 2019

    Some things I’ve seen, read, heard and been to in April.

  23. Text editors

    Code is a very simple medium, nothing but plain text. But the applications for writing it are so complicated and never quite right.

  24. My Apple Watch

    I bought an Apple Watch Series 4 and here I am with my takes. Or “thoughts” as we used to call them.