Cultural Life - Will Young

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'The Map of Me: True Tales of Mixed Heritage'; 'The Swimming Pool Library' by Alan Hollinghurst; and tons of short stories for the BBC National Short Story Awards, for which I was a judge last month.

I'm listening to The xx, Golden Silvers, Chet Baker and Shirley Bassey.

I am not watching any TV at the moment as I'm on tour, but I shall slumber down in the New Year to watch the 'EastEnders' omnibus. I have just finished season two of '24'.

Just watched 'Into The Wild' and 'The Beat That My Heart Skipped', both fantastic films.

Theatre, dance and opera
The last piece I went to was a modification of 'The Rite of Spring' by the Ballet Boyz. Very modern and different; Michael Nunn and William Trevitt staged a radical new interpretation. I hope to do a dance piece next.

I went to the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow. I had unfortunately just missed their exhibition on gay art featuring David Hockney and Robert Mapplethorpe, among others. The good news, though, was that there was an really interesting Impressionism show on.