Journal

10th December, 2019

The National with Jenny Lewis

The one where they played near our house and Matt borrowed Geri's phone! Plus, support from Jenny Lewis and some huge balloons.

19th September, 2019

Tomorrow, we strike

Thousands of websites will be unavailable during the Global Climate Strike, with millions of us taking to the streets to demand climate justice and an end to the age of fossil fuels.

27th June, 2019

Conversations with Nick Cave

I’ll admit to being only a casual fan of Nick Cave. After two decades orbiting his work, I’ve reduced him down to a relatively short playlist. And yet, I continue to find him fascinating.

30th May, 2019

Mutant Monster

The Bodega, Nottingham

6th March, 2019

Dear Nature book launch

Last night I attended the launch of Dear Nature, an important new work from renowned Nottingham artist John Newling. I was also invited to give a reading from the book.

25th February, 2019

Convenience Store Human

Thoughts on the uniqueness of the Japanese konbini, the subtle science fiction of Convenience Store Woman, and notes from a recent Q&A event featuring author Sayaka Murata and translator Ginny Tapley Takemori.

8th February, 2019

Goodbye, Albert Finney

My Mam always joked that in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning—that brilliant kitchen sink drama set in 1960s working-class Nottingham—his Arthur Seaton was “just like yer Dad!”

28th January, 2019

Death Cab For Cutie

Rock City, Nottingham

21st January, 2019

The Twilight Sad

Rough Trade in-store, Nottingham

28th September, 2017

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham

24th September, 2017

Robin Hood Half Marathon

Today, I successfully completed my first official half marathon.

23rd August, 2017

The Shins

Rock City, Nottingham

29th March, 2017

Grandaddy

Rock City, Nottingham

16th December, 2016

Super Furry Animals

Fuzzy Logic & Radiator in full. Rock City, Nottingham

18th November, 2015

The Maccabees

Rock City, Nottingham

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