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The Girls: the Lost Interview

This interview was originally published on the Love is the Law website in September 2009. In a sign of complete disrespect to both The Girls and your correspondent here, this ‘magazine’ failed to archive it, and it disappeared some time … Continue reading

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Paris Stalingrad to the périphérique

I woke up all moody in my hotel room at Barbès — Rochechouart, Paris. It had just gone 6am, it was still dark outside. I had to step out. I started walking, determined  yet without objective, like James Dean crossing Times … Continue reading

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Sampling the Urban Future in Shenzhen

It was as if I had woken into some distant future Utopian civilisation, a cityscape of strange, soaring shapes and great avenues, super-smooth transport channelling a new people towards unknown business, and language and symbols entirely alien. But this was … Continue reading

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London’s Last Great Free Art Collective Show?

A great W of light bulbs was hung across a non-descript post-war office building, awaiting the fall of darkness. Earlier this month, it lit up for an extraordinary night. The usually-desolate car park below it filled with people, laughter and … Continue reading

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My new business card- London skyline with no Superman!

‘What a cheapskate’ people would not say. But I could read that unspoken thought when I presented my old business card. It wasn’t the only reaction- sometimes, after a moment of puzzlement, enlightenment would surface, and they may even say … Continue reading

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