Quite often, ambition operates on a level of irritation. Not even jealousy, just irritation. Geoff Dyer (via theparisreview)

“I just need a person” or “I just used a person”

theparisreview: William Faulkner’s tip on reading William Faulkner. Photo via

cavetocanvas: E.O. Hoppé, Half Dome and the Sierra Nevada from Glacier Point, Yosemite, California, 1926

New year, new project

Happy New Year all. Here’s a new image, for a project-in-progress: The project in question is Stina and the Wolf, an animated film being put together by a team of students and staff at the University of Portsmouth, my brother’s … Continued

Derrida and Differance

A while ago I came across a question on Quora: What is Differance? I’m no expert, but I’ve been reading a lot of philosophy this year (mainly Nietzsche, Kierkegaard and Derrida, along with some secondary literature) – I’d just tackled … Continued

Wreckage of Dreams: a Miniopera

So, I haven’t posted anything here in a while. This is for a few good reasons. First, I got married. Second, we moved house. Third, we got married four days after we moved house. Fourth, the house we moved into … Continued