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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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To infinity and viande…

“The times they are a-changin’” sang a nasally hippy once. Presumably things are always in some state of flux, and sometimes you notice them more often than others. The other day, I told one of the children I tutor that … Continue reading

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Nous sommes uni

I used to think there were just two types of people, those who’ve seen The Fall and those who haven’t. That didn’t stop me believing in the usual stuff; that there are basic human commonalities that bind us together in … Continue reading

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Three years, three clears, three cheers

This weekend we had another scan to wait upon, so we decided to travel into the deepest darkest low countries for some trippy medieval torture porn. The press for this very special Hieronymous Bosch exhibition has been slightly disingenuous about … Continue reading

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Sorbonne, I’m only dancing

Last night at the invite of Feu! Chatterton -who were playing the rather arty TV channel Arte – we got to have a nose around the Sorbonne. TV gigs are usually a bit stiff, but they did a wonderful job of … Continue reading

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Terror firmer

I forgot my potatoes in the supermarket earlier. The woman shouted, “mister! Your apples of the earth!” Thankfully she said it in French so she didn’t sound stupid. Yesterday, I had to drop off some blood. The lady who was … Continue reading

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David Bowie was…

Back in 2013 when I was a shit writer and I’d just started this blog, I got rather sniffy about the David Bowie Is… exhibition taking place at the V&A, mostly – I think in hindsight, – because I didn’t … Continue reading

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