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Modern times

 Another little gem by Paul Noth,  the man who gave us the best Trump cartoon of 2016. Advertisements

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At the Design Museum 

Lots of space, but surprisingly low on content.

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The Thames, towards Bourne End

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Cafe society, Sloane Square 

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That time of year

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Marooned

Well, I went in with my expectations set reasonably low – the swooning and gasping from many of the critics automatically put me on my guard. (Remember how they tried to convince us that “Skyfall” was the best Bond film … Continue reading

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Notebook

But the single greatest shock, which recurs in emigrant reminiscences with the force of a primal scene, was seeing working-class Britons. The vast majority of the new arrivals modelled their idea of British people on the colonial officials and missionaries … Continue reading

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Ways of seeing

At the National Gallery. 

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Notebook

As with my psoriasis, the affliction is not entirely unfortunate. It makes me think twice about going on stage and appearing in classrooms and at conferences – all the socially approved yet spiritually corrupting public talking that writers of even … Continue reading

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Mirror

The Thames near Cookham.

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