To begin anew

Now, now, now, this will not do; these infrequent, ambivalent entries with indifferent pictures of half-formed ideas. Nothing organised, not even connected to my social media. (Yes, still looking for a media assistant/manager. Call me.) I didn’t know what I wanted this blog to be. News from the studio? Snippets from the study? Documentation, commentary, … More To begin anew

My Missing Link

I’ve been reading Leonard Shlain’s The Alphabet Versus the Goddess, a twenty-year-old book I’d never heard of till days ago. The author’s thesis, in a very crude nutshell, is that the invention of writing rewired the human brain by prioritising left-brain functions (linear, abstract, masculine) at the cost of right-brain ones (wholistic, visual, feminine), and … More My Missing Link

James Joyce APAYM

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man I can’t read this book without stimulants. It’s so dense with cusp-of-twentieth-century thinking, so encrusted with the religious world view, so blinkered with sexism and weird about race and diversity generally – and almost morbidly verbose. But oh, get me a little high and it’s a different … More James Joyce APAYM