Sunday Scraps #67

The music of Meitei and the early albums of the Penguin Café Orchestra have been drawing me in / on the aftermath of the 1958 Notting Hill riots / an interview with a group of anarchists in Hong Kong where I learn about lying flat / the Hysterical exhibition looks nice / an article on… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #67

A beginner’s guide to exporting post-Brexit

I’m coming to the end of my contract working with Media Powerhouse as a project coordinator. This wasn’t my usual gig but I met their technical project manager Callum while working on my last client project. What I thought would be a project management role turned into a project coordination and administration role with a… Continue reading A beginner’s guide to exporting post-Brexit

Sunday Scraps #66

Things aren’t alright in the world so my reading reflects that. Sorry. The six mistakes of man by Cicero is on point / Mr Bean’s house/bunker for cars / the 18thC communes of the Icarians / the Belisha beacon is awesome but most of the cars in my neck of the woods ignore them and… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #66

Sunday Scraps #65

Totally in love with PJ Harvey’s recently released demo of Let England Shake / Mike Mills’ Fireworks and the beautiful reason he started drawing them/ on the South London of BlowUp /  Field Notes zine looks nice / a 1997 doco about Gary Oldman who was at the height of his fame and the short… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #65

Sunday Scraps #64

The Business Plot is not an exciting enough term for what may have happened / the George White Scandals is also a strange name / Louise Brookes studied at the Denishawn school / there’s a Leigh Bowery exhibition on / lots of good things in this article on toxic positivity and victim blaming / the… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #64

Sunday Scraps #63

The taxidermied lion of the Gripsholm Castle is a lesson for us all / on japanese kitchens / a BBC documentary on the Brixton riots / the conductor Aaron Copland who developed what became known as the sound of American landscapes / theres a korean pop-up toast restaurant in Granary Square near King’s Cross and… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #63

Sunday Scraps #62

The secret to happiness is there is no secret to happiness / one hundred famous views of Edo / the concrete art of Shizuko Yoshikawa / the photorealistic work of Latvian artist Vija Celmins / the fortification of educational architecture in the era of mass shootings / on portraying female genius / I should watch… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #62

End of year Review

Thanks to Prof. Dr. Molly Steenson for initiating this habit. 1. What did you do in 2021 that you’d never done before? Prioritised my finances over how interesting or aligned my work was. 2. Did you keep your New Years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year? We were in the middle of a… Continue reading End of year Review

Sunday Scraps #61

Eve Babitz who played nude against Marcel Duchamp for Esquire magazine has just died / the sad history of the Native American frybread / the Millenium Mileposts across the country / Richard Roger’s parents house / awesome moody women by Prudence Heward / Captain Von Trapp’s former fiancé’s fictional announcement is very good and very… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #61