Monthly Archives: October 2008

meanwhile (2)

Matthew Kolakowski has not a blog but a new site (which I’ve only just discovered)… where you can see some of his superb paintings and other artworks. This one’s called Lattice static 1. He says: Maybe one of the principals … Continue reading

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meanwhile,

as Bernardine enters, I go. The cynicism of short words and short pieces has overwhelmed unstrung for the present. It’s time to say basta. Something new and Hackney based will emerge, no doubt, at some point soon. Goodbye. And thank … Continue reading

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Bernardine Evaristo…

has finally – and about bloody time! – joined the blogosphere. Big shout goin’ out. If you don’t know her work, you should. Her first book (I know I’m an egotist) was, and is, called Lara which is kind of … Continue reading

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merde

Something on Angolagate at Comment is Free. Shame it is in a way (free, that is) judging by the level of comments coming in from a few clever-clogs with nothing better to do. The knowingness of people, eh. Never ceases… … Continue reading

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remembering South Africa (I)

A fine letter. Recently, in South Africa, I was interviewed by an SABC presenter on a half hour TV programme about the Angola elections. She asked me at one point whether I thought Unita should have “accepted the election results … Continue reading

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back in britain (III)

The only people who gave us a seat at a crowded Costa cafĂ© in Reading were two men from Lebanon chatting about politics in Arabic. Groups of posh girls slid about the station in denim skirts that just cover flat … Continue reading

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back in britain (II)

‘Ooo’s that? Who? Who? Sue? Sue? Fuckin’ slag. Cunt. Fucking cunt. Slept with seedboy you did. What? What? You there? Who’s there? Who’s that? What? Wha’? Wha’?’ ‘Givvit ‘ere, cunt. Look ‘ere. Look here. I said look here. Don’t cunting … Continue reading

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