Monthly Archives: June 2011

Colourful language

I saw this lovely shop in Delft. I was rather taken with the poem they have in the window ā€“ a characterful piece of DIY brand writing.

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Could be foggy

The English language in America is fog-bound. This is hellish serious, more serious than who will be the next Republican nominee for the Presidency

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If you are in Berlin this weekend perhaps you could stand in for me at a private view on Saturday evening (June 4th). The exhibition is called SUBSTITUTES and I am one of the participants but Iā€™m just too busy in London. The request to replace me is not as frivolous as it sounds, because […]

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