I’m not there

‘I’m Not There‘ is the title of one of Bob Dylan’s most remarkable songs, mysterious in word and tune. It was recorded as part of his ‘Basement Tapes‘ sessions with The Band in 1967, but not released when the Basement Tapes album was published in 1975, presumably because of the unfinished state of the recording.Read More

I remember # 14

400. I remember tadpoles in a jar 401. I remember candy floss 402. I remember having a hyperlink explained to me for the first time, and thinking that this was quite interesting 403. I remember the music group Middle of the Road, who named themselves in age before irony existed 404. I remember Mick McManusRead More

We love Glenda so much

The former Labour MP Chris Mullin has published an autobiography called Hinterland. Its title comes from the argument, regularly made, that politicians ought to have a background beyond politics, to broaden their view of life. I don’t think it can be proven that having a rich back story inevitably makes you better at politics, norRead More