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REGENERATION TIME AGAIN

Pleased to see that both cnwb and troubled diva are celebrating the just-announced return of Dr Who. And I know that Angus will be cheering, too. Can it be done successfully? The signs are not encouraging. As everyone knows, the series was in decline long before the plug was pulled. It couldn’t survive the unforgiving […]

A KIND OF ALASKA

I think of snow. Not only because of Atuishi Fukui’s delightful cover painting. It took barely two listens. Less, maybe. The old flame – changed, though not beyond all recognition – had me again. I’m burning Now I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve succumbed. (Even though it can’t be many. I know that, […]

REALITY IS ELSEWHERE

“the periphery is where the future reveals itself” J.G. Ballard I also think Wire and the Banshees count as London since Watford and Bromley are in London’s orbit. Part of embracing the future is always rejecting the past; in fact this applies to people who move from the “provinces” to the “centre” as well. I […]