Monthly archives of “January 2015

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Inspired by a table

I’ve been writing about handsome furniture recently, in particular a table crafted by the team at Young & Norgate. The project was led by writing association 26 which paired 26 writers with 26 designers exhibiting at London Design Fair. Each writer chose a bespoke piece their designer… Read More

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Empathy with bats

Tell me, do we always need a personal interest in something for it to be of value? Interviewers on the radio have riled me recently, with their interrogation of the producers behind TV series, documentaries and films. They’ve been discussing new releases – a programme… Read More

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I care

I don’t want your life, but still I care What you think of mine. I don’t want insomnia, a constant angry frown, I don’t want that bitterness, to carry about town. I don’t want my creativity only surfacing in dreams, I don’t want work colleagues… Read More

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If you were a month…

… would you be January? I would. It turns out that I feel a surprisingly close affinity with the month that most resembles an authoritarian school ma’am. January’s best bits: The country is full of creative ambition. Our focus is on playtime that doesn’t cost a penny. It’s… Read More