Category: Ramblings

I’m often of a mind to write about things after I see, hear or do them. Below is where I get all that off my chest, in a decidedly non-expert capacity.

If you’re mad and would like to republish any of it, get in touch.

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Every story is a never ending story

When does a story end (or begin) and how much control does its creator have over the answer?

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Here, apparently, is a diary of everything I did in March 2016

During the period now known officially as ‘the proper big boy lockdown’ earlier this year, I decided to go through old files and do a bit of a clear out. Well, apparently in March 2016 I decided to try to log “what I see, hear, and read.”

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Kentucky Route Zero: a Play, a Poem, a Game?

Once upon a time, I wrote some articles about games for my wonderful friend Jake. Today, I just downloaded the “TV edition” of one of my favourite pieces of art ever, ever, ever — and it reminded me that, in 2013, I once wrote something about it. Kentucky Route Zero (KRZ), the game in question, […]

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‘Brook’ is a song I’ve tried to record 5,000 times since 2007

And now you can listen to another version of it! Wait what the fuck is this? Once upon a time, I thought I’d solve my problems by becoming a rock star. (I still think that.) But as the years have passed by and I’ve settled my sights on more achievable straw men (corporate management responsibilities, […]

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Looking for New York at the Lewis Family Holiday Show (2018)

December 23, 2018, New York City. The Sidewalk Cafe, on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, is right across from where Jeffrey Lewis grew up. He tells this to the crowd watching him in the small back room of the bar, the majority of that crowd being made up of his own family — his parents, brother, […]

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‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Commits the Crime of Being Fiction

On December 26th I left Mary Queen of Scots feeling pretty chuffed. It wasn’t the best film I’d ever seen, sure, but it was beautifully shot, and its treatment of its two great symbols, and two women in power — the aforementioned Mary, and Queen Elizabeth I — was inspiring enough. And sure, it’s true […]

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Doctor Who is a Woman and A Frog Talks and That is All Fine

Here follows a very personal Doctor Who season recap. Be warned. I might as well be chatting to my therapist.

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The Kodak Horror Story and Other Observations

This being a review, of sorts, of ‘Kodak’ by Andrew Norman Wilson, given its world premiere atthis year’s New York Film Festival.

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What is a copywriter, these days?

What is a copywriter? Good question. Let’s explore.

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Copywriting: some examples wot I did

Since 2009 I’ve written for a range of clients, for a range of projects. Aside from ‘pure’ copywriting, that’s covered SEO writing and UX writing. Some of my work is below. In each case I’ve written content to dramatically decrease users’ interaction cost. That is: to make everything so clear that a user knows exactly […]