Tag Archives: The Guardian

Exceptionals and the Rules

I was very struck by The Guardian‘s editorial this Monday reflecting on the deaths of Chuck Berry and Derek Walcott, and thinking of poetry as something which encompassed and is lessened by the loss of both. Not only did this … Continue reading

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Laughter in the North (of London)

There was the other day a small but, it seems, significant shift in the way our most avowedly left of centre broadsheet, The Guardian, has been handling the Scottish independence debate. I don’t mean Martin Kettle’s opinion piece, which was … Continue reading

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xenochronicity

As Mark Smith, the original Post-Nearly Man, asks, ‘Moderninity, what is it?’ Xenochronicity is a term derived from two sources – Zappa’s xenochrony and Jung’s synchronicity. Definitions, gentlemen, please: ‘In this technique, various tracks from unrelated sources are randomly synchronized with each … Continue reading

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