On my way to work this morning I encountered the latest in a long running, and seemingly never ending, series of socially awkward situations. I am not good at socially awkward situations. Socially comfortable situations I excel at; polite, urbane conversation with wryly crafted witticisms, a well executed anecdote, a concentrated ‘listening’ expression. Socially awkward situationsContinue reading “A socially awkward scenario”
I, like a lot of people, have been following Brian Cox’s show Wonders of the Universe. And I, like a lot of people, have really enjoyed it. The enthusiasm he has for his subject is infectious and his ability to reduce complex principles into language that the layperson can understand is invaluable. There is, however,Continue reading “How about a little patience?”
I found this interview with Mark Z Danielewski over at Chuck Palahniuk’s website after I googled him to see if he had released anything new. Reading it took me back to when I first found his debut novel House of Leaves. I picked it up at random off the shelf at the bookshop and boughtContinue reading “Design and narrative”
So what has been happening recently? I can’t really remember, but I’m sure it’ll come back to me as I type.