heed not the rolling wave but bend to the oar

Our Man In Havanarama

Reality in our century is not something to be faced.— Graham Greene, Our Man In Havana It's been a few years since I read Brighton Rock, which I felt obliged to; it being one of the major works of fiction about my place of residence.

Live Show

I have altogether too many podcast opinions, some of them perhaps deliberately contrary. One that's met with near-consensus agreement is that podcast live shows are generally bad. Your two-men-talking-into-Yeti-mics show probably isn't going to have much added to it by being in a room with worse…

Higgs article

I find that when I have a good idea, it's usually one I've had before, often a long time before. Reading back through old notebooks is often an exercise in realising that this new novel shiny-penny is actually something I first thought about a year ago.


26 is still your mid-20s, right? Right? Back to it.