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The New New Year with num-Eric

The New New Year with num-Eric

Plus ça change… this morning I consulted Samuel Pepys to see what he was thinking about, 350 years ago to the day. It turns out Sam was planning to do his year end accounts, and was worried about whether he […]

Writing a Carol for Everyone

Writing a Carol for Everyone

There is no festival for literally everyone, which is a shame. Christmas does pretty well; its popularity extends beyond the two billion people who call themselves Christians. On the other hand, I can sympathize with those Christians who feel dispossessed […]

Removed from Re:Move

Removed from Re:Move

Last week I wrote that I never wanted to write another word about my short film, Re:Move. That was an exaggeration. I can think of one more thing that is worth sharing. The film was a lot of fun to […]

Regarding Re:Move

Regarding Re:Move

To heck with convention. I made a short film and I want to let people see it. Which they should, because it is good. So here it is. It is called Re:Move and it was premiered at the Doha Tribeca […]

Miliband’s PMQs: few Q’s, few A’s, and no P’s and Q’s

Miliband’s PMQs: few Q’s, few A’s, and no P’s and Q’s

Political bloggers should never write about the big topics. When they do, they come off as vain and oafish. (Fortunately I am vain and oafish, so like many a politician, I will flout my own rule.) Politicians spout plenty of […]