Fundamental Human Contact

THIS is me reading, happy and talking about Richard Brautigan and Trout Fishing in America on Steve Wasserman's wonderful podcast series, Read Me Something You Love. It contains some well-mediated thoughts on life, human contact, and the sauce of ...

Milton Glaser

Image of Milton Glaser by Sam Haskins This has got to be one of my favourite lists this year, and I've seen a lot of new year lists on how to live life, this time round. I found the article here and feel a little bad for copying and pasting the wh...

Playing At Unicorns

Press image of Lucy Pawlak and Adam James for St Unicorns Day Today I spent at the BFI watching the feature film, The Inspection House, a creation of Lucy Pawlak. Lucy is one of the most intriguing, intelligent, fun people I know. She also one of ...

A Brautiganesque Compilation Album

Over the last couple of weeks, in the run up to Richard Brautigan's birthday on 30th January, I uploaded audio recordings which have been compiled to accompany a special edition version of the Vol.1 Brautigan Book Club zine which I edited speciall...

Second draft for FOF

Draft story/lyrics being layered into a song we (Friends of Friends) are working on: Victor Lou, Vick. He hadn't been big enough to be a bully. He wasn't small enough to be anything but what he is now. A shell he seems older than he looks. He's no...

A is for Anthropology

I genuinely believe that teaching anthropology* as a core subject from an early age would make huge & positive changes in society. If, at a fundamental level, we are made aware of and consider how people are different, and/or similar, across the w...

Clowning About in Cardiff

Huge thanks to Carolina Vasquez who filmed the evening. Look at her pretty damn exciting work here: Carolina Vasquez This is documentary evidence of my first ever cabaret act/experiment, looking at song, dance, & clowning, with a little help from ...

Bang Said The Gun

Writing poems with the performance in mind? Writing poems and then when you come to read them, you perform them. Any time you're on stage it's a performance. You're performing all the time. [Bad thing.] Writing poems that, when read out loud or no...

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