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Writing

  1. ‘Roma’

    By Alfonso Cuarón.

  2. ‘The Heart is a Lonely Hunter’

    I enjoyed Carson McCullers’ novel.

  3. Some movies

    Widows, Disobedience and Sorry to Bother You.

  4. The Mace Wielder’s Regenerations

    It’s nice to see a new regeneration of the Mace Wielder.

  5. Thomas’s hotels

    On the BBC’s A Hotel for the Super Rich & Famous, the second season of Thomas Kochs’ Fancy Hotels.

  6. Marzipan mince pie recipe

    At Christmas I often make some mince pies and I always use the same recipe because it seems to work. It has a lemony pastry and bonus marzipan.

  7. The People’s Front of Consumer Financial Protection

    Moving two words in an agency name potentially costing industry $300 million.

  8. Knowing one thing in depth…

    A quote by Mike Johnston.

  9. Search forms

    What are the best, most accessible ways to make website search forms? I tried to find out. Here are some examples.

  10. Your letter transitions

    On how odd post boxes, bank branches and public libraries will seem.

  11. IDLES

    No weeknotes because I had a cold. But I listened to IDLES and they’re good.

  12. w/e 25 November 2018

    An LRB letter, Portlandia season one, and Red Dead Redemption 2.

  13. w/e 18 November 2018

    Fightmilk, Bad Moves and The Beths; Wagtail and Django; and ‘Wildlife’.

  14. w/e 11 November 2018

    Art Brut; ‘Treme’; ‘The Bisexual’; and ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’.

  15. w/e 4 November 2018

    Anthony Beevor’s ‘The Second World War’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’.

  16. Lots of charts

    I’ve added a couple of pages of bar charts to the site.

  17. w/e 28 October 2018

    Anni Albers at Tate Modern; ‘No Offence’; ‘Vanity Fair’; ‘Cold War’; and Ask MetaFilter highlights.

  18. w/e 21 October 2018

    Money Stuff and weeknotes.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. w/e 30 September 2018

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

  22. w/e 23 September 2018

    The Festival of Maintenance and ‘Lucky’.

  23. WorldSkills.org’s new website

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

  24. w/e 16 September 2018

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

  25. w/e 9 September 2018

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