Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bye to the storm: Storm Thorgerson

More sad news. Yesterday Storm Thorgerson, designer of album covers for Pink Floyd (Dark Side of the Moon, Atom Heart Mother, Wish You Were Here, Animals, et al) and just about every other band on the planet died. Another inspiration … Continue reading

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Oops! Slight reality leak at Thatcher’s funeral

There seemed to be an accidental extra tribute to Margaret Thatcher from the Beeb in their coverage of her funeral today. Even as the queen of lay-offs was being carried up the aisle of St Paul’s Cathedral today, the live … Continue reading

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Haruki Murakami — Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

More exciting than Margaret Thatcher’s funeral or the threat of nuclear war with North Korea, Haruki Murakami’s latest novel was released today. The event brought all-night queues to bookshops in Japan and surprised the hell out of me because I … Continue reading

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