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Bottom draw, bottom line…

There’s an unfortunate link between “anally retentive” and “bottom draw”. Both suggest neatness, order and a dislike of “shit” all over the place. A place for everything and everything in its place. Nigel Slater, #realnigelslater, tweeted yesterday that a draw … Continue reading

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Something for the weekend, Sir?

A childhood of single sex boarding schools, followed by a career in any sex you like photography, has cleanly excised any sexual prejudice that in a less testing environment might have flourished. Doing unto others as you would have them … Continue reading

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A little piece…

There’s not a lot left of 2012. Within a few hours it will have been consigned to history, albeit a very clear history owing to the millions of instagrams, billions of tweets and trillions of irrevocable, bare assed, Facebook entries … Continue reading

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Should Joy be released?

Sobriety is low on my list of seasonal wishes and yet, as I grow older, I find myself slowly growing into a more sober mood during this week of festivities than at any other time of the year. There is … Continue reading

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Hungry for a little culture

Alexander Fleming and I have grown closer over the last few days although I doubt I will ever share his enthusiasm for culture. I have a certain advantage over Alexander in that the live culture that I am overseeing is … Continue reading

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