Number one task for my future assistant: filter/deal with the last minute URGENT! ASAP! email requests so I can get on with the real work…
Reading submissions for the Barbican Poets programme – it’s going to be a good year! Limited spaces still available – http://bit.ly/9imuem
That’s enough of the skate photos for now. Back to the regular city streets…
"Poetry survives because it’s primarily about human connection and interaction as mediated by words…"
- 10 Questions on Poets & Technology: Amy King (via Instapaper)
Year 3 of the Barbican Poets programme starts soon! Any young poets interested in joining the movement, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
…though really, Ahu counts as +12 to Dimlite for the Dimlite remix of Ahu’s “To:Love”. I’ve listened to that one on short rotation since it turned up on iTunes, and it’s still part of the perfect soundtrack for an afternoon of drafting blog posts. By the way - did I mention that though I’m still quite happy with “writer”, as championed by Patrick Rhone, I can now claim “blogger” as a professional title? More on that in another post, methinks. In the meantime, this chart has been brought to you by the popular Last.fm/Tumblr pipe by JoeLaz. Go get your own.
Trying to decide whether I should call him "Linton" or "Mr Johnson" on Monday 4th… #mumraisedmeproper #RBKC #LKJ http://ow.ly/2Jvyg
You say “start up quote”, I say life advice. Take a look through the archive and tell me how many of these quotes CAN’T be applied to your writing or other creative practise.
Yes, the guy with the hair has both of his arms. And yes, it was summer. Other than that, nothing much going on here. There are details I like (graffiti, other bodies in the background), but it feels a bit… remote.
Still got questions for the Q&A with Linton Kwesi Johnson on October 4th? Post them here – http://bit.ly/cTftYZ #RBKC
Spent perfectly good zzz hours last night on a new layout for Before It Disappears. WTT Michael Dacruz. See here, now: http://ow.ly/2IrnF
Got camera? Passing through #RBKC? I’ve set up a Flickr group for street photography documenting/celebrating the borough: http://ow.ly/2IBUX
"Gertrude Stein said she wrote for “herself and strangers.” That about sums it up. I certainly don’t…"
- How a Poem Happens: Christopher Bakken