Friday, 18 December 2009

Rage Against The Machine

Rage Against The Machine has my vote for Christmas number one. I haven’t heard that song (Killing In The Name Of) for years and I experienced a wave of joyful nostalgia for those grunge years when I listened to the song just now. I’d feel the same if it were Nirvana vying for number one.

Then I listened to The Climb by X-Factor’s Joe McElderry and almost fell asleep.


Wednesday, 16 December 2009


Helping out any aesthetes out there with a link to a piece on Grace Coddington in today's Times 2:

In fact, as I am feeling in a generous aesthetic mood, I thought I would share a link to one of my favourite images this year, which happens to be of Katharine Whitehorn:

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Turner Prize Review

A rose is a rose is a rose.

No no no.

Rachel Campbell-Johnston's Turner prize critique in today's Times is a joy to read: