I used to not really understand the appeal of podcasts, except perhaps for this one. But lately I’ve been getting into them. I’m not sure if it’s that they’ve become […]
It’s easy to get down at this time of year. It’s cold, it’s dark by 5pm, and Karl hangs around in the mornings. To try to boost my spirits, I made a list of […]
This poem is one of David Mitchell’s favourite passages, according to a piece in The Atlantic. He explains: “For me, the poem’s chief value is as a reminder to stay inside the […]
Richard Flanagan‘s The Narrow Road to the Deep North is the only Australian book to be shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize. It’s a masterpiece. We follow Dorrigo Evans, a […]
A beautiful movie: And a rather strange one: Yep, still obsessing.
I read something the other day that I can’t stop thinking about. This Is What Happens to Your Heart When You Dive Into the Sea, a Buzzfeed piece by James […]
For at least one day last week, the internet went bananas for Wired’s profile of Edward Snowden (or at least my Twitter feed did). It’s a great profile, with beautiful photography. A […]