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ici

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The front cover of the French version of Here by Richard McQuire. Just like a Hopper painting it seems full of potential, intrigue and threat?

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alice

Fantastic art. A modern fairytale set within a fantasy architectural environment.

stickboy

Currently reading some Koyzcan ‘stickboy‘ a Novel in Verse.

here

A brilliant, simple concept. Here. Richard McGuire. The story of the corner of a room.

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cap

I read the John Christopher books as a kid and the idea of ‘capping’ scared the hell out of me. The War of the Worlds-esque tripods less so strangely.

fairytale

F*k Disney. Yes the animations have a distinct charm but they are so bowdlerised and bland. Here’s to real adult fairy tales the way they were supposed to be told. Angela Carter style.

bladerunner

Great stuff. One of my most favourite films.

Holmes

Missed this back in the day. Fascinating. Even a bit of politics.

rise

Riddley Walker

I have finally managed to find a copy of Russell Hoban’s book from a library. I did of course see the book back in the 80s, with the bright Mr Punch cover, but never twigged what the narrative was about’ I think I believed it to be some kind of political satire in the Yes Prime Minister mould, kind of Spitting Image.

RW

If I had known it was post-apocalyptic …

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RunTheTube

Running the entire tube network to raise money for Alzheimer's Research UK and War Child

io9

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hovercraftdoggy

A curated glimpse into a world of infinite beauty and creativity.

The Woodring Monitor

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Jacket Mechanical

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Discovering London

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TextOfTheDay

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