Monthly Archives: June 2010

Two Guardian blog pieces

One, about trans-positive and -negative language, was written ages ago and is now up here and the other, about demonic possession and its drift back into political discourse is here. The demoonic possession one has some very interesting comments along … Continue reading

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After Silence

I’ve just put in a provisional text for the Nip/Tuck book on which jennyo and I have been working in tandem with the BSG book over the last few years. Thank God it’s off my back. The next few months … Continue reading

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A new rather bleak poem

Anything to get out of doing my work… Chicago Legend 1978 She was nineteen and pretty, wanted tits wanted them now and not to have to wait for them to grow. Hormones take time and it’s so hard when you’re … Continue reading

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More Catullus

The Camerius Poem(Catullus 55) You know, if it’s not too much of a bore We’d like to know where you hang out these days. Looked on the Heath, and round the Dilly. More, checked Foyles, St Pauls, even Hampton Court … Continue reading

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Protected: My moral weakness

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I was reading an article in the TLS

about Catullus 101. This isn’t a strict translation – it’s what I mean by a version which is to say that I’ve used the bones of the original and add some of my own preoccupations. But I think it came … Continue reading

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When I turn on my external hard drive, it doesn’t show up on ‘My computer’, it makes its usual start up noice and then clicks very loudly, flashing a red light. I take it that this is the so-called click … Continue reading

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