Category: General

  • don’t call it a weeknotes

    I had a couple of paragraphs to go here, but deleted them once I realised that this would actually be just as effective: I mean, it hasn’t been bad—just pretty intense? And I have not taken to Haddock-scale alcohol consumption, to be clear. (Though I did have a few jars of Eriksberg with my cat-sitter…

  • two abysses in a staring contest

    The title of this post is how I described my experience of one of this week’s Internet Discourses to a friend of the show. I was not referring to the the Gaza discourse, as Sam Kriss is doing in the piece I’m about to excerpt from. But I might as well have been. You people…

  • more fool me

    The first day of April is traditionally a day to totally avoid the internet, at least in this household, so it feels weird to be writing something on my own blog on that date. But the only fool here is me—and that’s always been the case, I suppose, but particularly so at the moment. In…

  • merciful release: navel-gaze blogday blahblahblah

    merciful release: navel-gaze blogday blahblahblah

    Happy blogday to me! I have owned and written stuff on this domain since 14th March 2006. Eighteen years! It seems quite astonishing to me, that stretch of time. This will come as not surprise to regular readers, of course, who will be accustomed to me writing “it feels like an eternity, and yet like…

  • 08MAR24 / dockside, springtime