Sam Lee’s Nightingale Walk

There was a madcap drive through country lanes, haunted by pale meadowsweet in the dusk light, trying to find the farm above Lewes indicated on the Brighton Festival map. And then we found it with a few minutes spare, parked the car in a field […]

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Pornography, puritanism and Prurience

Went on a whim last night to the excellent Chris Green (from Duckie) and his new show Prurience which was part of the Sick! Festival in Brighton. It wasn’t purely chance since the blurb in the festival brochure talked about a immersive evening exploring the […]

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Austerity?

Yesterday, the UK Coalition Government introduced the ‘Bedroom Tax’ which affects 670,000 people (most cruelly those with disabilities) and will mean they end up paying on average £728 more a year. This will save the Exchequer £490m. Next week, the UK Coalition Government introduces a […]

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Surfing

I have fled the never-ending English Winter for an instant, well-established Spring in Cyprus. And sitting among the purple vetches and white wild garlic, with bees missiling past my head and birds being very urgent in their sexed-up calls, I had a lovely long meditation […]

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