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Why I (mostly) don’t like Radiohead anymore

January 24, 2013


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


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


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


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


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