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It is said that there are only six degrees of separation between any two people. In his 1929 book of short stories Everything is Different, Frigyes Karinthy suggested in Chain Links that, as the networks which people used to communicate … Continue reading

Queer British Art 1861 – 1967

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In celebration of fifty years of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality Tate Britain’s exhibition looks at ‘Queer’ British art from 1861 to 1967. We went along last Friday. I wondered just what form the exhibition would take, would it be … Continue reading


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It’s Autumn and there’s lots of fruitfulness going on. Keats and the Romantics pretty much cornered the market on autumnal descriptions, so you will find none here.  Autumn also features in so many books as a melancholic background, symbol of … Continue reading