31 May 2020

Long-form Lockdown Project: A Random Album Player

Long-form Lockdown Project: A Random Album Player

For the last couple of years, I’ve been trying to combat my shortening attention span, mostly by getting back into longer-form media. Books, for example: in 2019 I set myself a target of reading a couple of books a month, and actually managed to read 41 in the year. Based on that, my challenge this […]

6 Sep 2017

Overwhelming

Overwhelming

320/365 When you hear Jeff Noon’s got a new one out, but you already have too many books.

12 Aug 2017

To Read

To Read

295/365 It’s just vaguely possible that my “to read” stack is more aspirational than practical.

28 Apr 2017

Focusing on the Wrong Things in Life

Focusing on the Wrong Things in Life

189/365 More books, less beer would probably be a better balance.

10 Apr 2017

Waiting Room

Waiting Room

171/365 Enjoying another chapter of Jane Eyre while I wait for Bristol Tyres Centre (Winterstoke Road; recommended) to fit a couple of new run-flats and new discs and pads all round on the Mini. Cheaper than BMW doing it for me at the upcoming MOT… Jane is still at school; I’m not getting through this book very quickly. […]