I can’t recommend it enough

What with the current dubious state of journalism, media (social and other), and the 24-hour news cycle, I find myself ever more thankful when Delayed Gratification magazine lands on the mat. They promise a lot and they make good on that promise. The current issue has an interactive artwork by Olafur Eliasson on the front cover. What more could you want? I can’t recommend it enough. For local news? If you’re in South-East London, you can’t go wrong with 853.

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What I’ve been doing

I added more books to the reading pile:

Articles / essays (some recent, some oldish) I’ve read which are worth a mention:

Music documentaries I’ve watched:

And the plan is to continue in this way until the situation changes.

Keep keeping safe.

 

short stories

As the amount of time we’re to spend keeping to ourselves is unknown – and following Alan Jacob’s suggestion to take some time in the current situation to read short stories and essays – I pulled all the short story collections off my “to read” shelf.

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The plan is to not read collection after collection but to choose one story at a time from a particular collection, and then read that story in one sitting.