I spent the first half of this summer only too pleased at the clouds, downpours and lingering chill in the air. I wanted the skies to reflect my mood, and if I wasn't feeling sunny or blithe, I was damned if anyone else should be.
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Tuesday 22 July 2008
Sunday 06 July 2008
Saturday 22 March 2008
Friday 15 February 2008
It should perhaps come as no great surprise that by the time London Fashion Week drew to a close yesterday the bucolic view of femininity which characterises the current spring season had given way to a rather darker mood for the forthcoming autumn.
Friday 25 January 2008
Saturday 19 January 2008
reading the road, Cormac McCarthy's apocalyptic vision set at the end of the world, I was struck by how the things we regard as "valuables" – namely credit cards and cash – were utterly useless, as opposed to the huge value given to things we currently don't set much store by, such as tinned peaches and home-made toys. Coins are meaningless tokens. A pack of playing cards, however, is a thing of wonder.
Monday 14 January 2008
Monday 03 December 2007
Thursday 10 November 2005
Wednesday 05 October 2005
Tuesday 09 August 2005
Saturday 09 July 2005
Tuesday 17 May 2005
Tuesday 14 December 2004
Saturday 06 November 2004
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