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#OpenMinday – A mature individualism @diane1859 @shepleygreen

What is Open Minday? “To many in both politics and business, the triumph of the self is the ultimate expression of democracy, where power has finally moved to the people.” Promo for The Century of the Self, Adam Curtis Even … Continue reading

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Some of my brightest memories are from the acting I’ve done, at school, at university. It all felt so natural – I never had stage fright, the lines always came, my confidence on stage always several levels of tonnage higher … Continue reading

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After spending four hours exploring the plot of the novel I am writing with my wife on Monday night, the texture of it emerging simply as a result of us talking about it, nobody can tell me these things don’t … Continue reading

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I’m very good at hiding. Videogames were always good for that, head down and lose yourself in someone else’s vision. Books often, though not so much recently – something engrossing, interesting, colourful. Escapism. Podcasts. Gadgets. Porn, I guess, to a … Continue reading

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Some heroes, and a few thoughts: Simon Jones. His catalogue of comebacks are inspirational – there’s a seriously moving interview with him in the Guardian, I think at the beginning of last season, as the man who destroyed Australia with … Continue reading

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One of the reasons I pushed against the style that seemed so natural to me was that it only suits characters that are, basically, me. Writing like this isn’t writing so much as letting my thoughts funnel through into sentences, … Continue reading

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