Monthly Archives: September 2006

An odd site in its way

This is a satirical site which tries to imagine what a RightWing Christian poster campaign pushing various of their stock ideas would look like. It is timely, interestingly odd and the product of a mind who has obviously thought rather … Continue reading

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More on Mike

I have been thinking about what would be appropriate for us to do in London. What I want to do is put together a memorial meeting at which we would mostly read Mike’s poetry aloud and perhaps a group of … Continue reading

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I don’t write poetry

And this is not directly a response to the death of Mike Ford, one of the best poets and technicians of verse I ever met, because it is far too incompetent technically to serve as a way of honouring him. … Continue reading

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Announcement

John M. Ford, the poet and novelist, has died suddenly. I only knew him slightly and admired him enormously – this matters more than I can imagine to a lot of people I care about to the point where I … Continue reading

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A meme thing and some other stuff

Alphabet St A – Accent: Oh, hideous posh Brit, almost entirely phony but by assimilation rather than deliberate Joan Bakewell going into the loo and coming out with a new voice. B – Breakfast Item: Black coffee – two cups … Continue reading

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Gifts that go on giving

As many of you know, I posted a long screed about Christopher Hitchens here which inevitably put me on the radar of the freepers. You will notice that someone claiming to be from a television documentary production company has turned … Continue reading

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Oh, and a couple of reviews from last week

Michael Cox

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