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The shitehaus in the White House

Yesterday Claire and I went to L’esprit de Bauhaus exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in the Louvre’s west wing. It begins with William Morris and other influences from the 19th century, and concludes with the design influence of … Continue reading

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Within EU without EU

I walked along the Seine yesterday up near Saint-Germain-en-Laye, and the water had risen almost level with the path, with trees enveloped and sticking out of the muddy drink like swords being drawn from their sheaths. Another day of rain … Continue reading

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Scruffy love

I try not to think too much in years, but it’s inevitable that you do. People keep telling me 2016 will be better, and while I appreciate the thought, nobody really knows what lies ahead. Hope is all we have … Continue reading

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Chemo fillips

When I first moved to London in 1997 in the year of Our Tony, I quickly realised how naive I was, and how I’d be taken for a ride if I didn’t wise up quickly. I went through a succession … Continue reading

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L’Incroyable Hulk

I feel so well at the moment that it’s hard to believe there’s anything wrong. I couldn’t say the same on the days where they slowly drip poison into my liver via a cord attached to a disco ball of … Continue reading

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The 13th Step? Get over yourself

“Ceci n’est pas la fin”. These are the words I cling to in my darkest moments, said to me by my assigned infirmiere Sophie at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital. This is not the end. They’re useful to remember when friends mail … Continue reading

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