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Why I (mostly) don’t like Radiohead anymore

January 24, 2013

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I'm no music expert. But I have been a fan of Radiohead for many years. And yesterday, while listening to one of my favourite tracks - Electioneering - I realised what Radiohead today is missing: a good song.

Wuthering Heights – life’s not fair

June 30, 2012

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If your only experience with Wuthering Heights is Kate Bush wailing, then you're not the only one. I was with you a few days ago.

HintHunt: murder mystery condensed

May 8, 2012

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Imagine a murder mystery evening. Now strip out the amateur dramatics, confine it to a small space and set a time limit of 60 minutes to solve it. This is Hint Hunt.

Sex, violence and children’s books

May 3, 2012

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Facts of life ain't always pretty. But they're true. So why should children be barred from reading books that include a version we don't agree with?

One day, David Nicholls – book review

February 12, 2011

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Beautiful, clever and moving, David Nicholls' One day is more like living alongside two people than reading a book.