Tag Archives: Writing

On Elfgate

In the early days of writing for websites, when the Internet was still barely off the edge of Sir Timothy Berners-Lee’s desk, this sort of content, measured in volume and not clarity, was a form of the blight known as shovelware.

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The Serious Business of Stories

On brand storytelling – I can promise you conflict, strong views, a horrendous piece of jargon and a nice photograph of Zippy and George from Rainbow.

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A Fourth World

It is a love letter to what can unite us; perhaps even a glimpse of a future world without borders.

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Yes, no, definitely maybe – part 2

More excellent writing on Scottish independence

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26 Words

From random selections to choosing to create a strict Vinca verse form, this project was brought to life through the liberation of constraints.

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Slave to the rhythm

Rhythm is the hidden magic within great writing.

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At 66000mph

Some pieces from us that you may have missed: Attention span Far from being helpless victims of technology-driven dumbing-down, we are actively paying attention in all sorts of new and productive ways. Calisthenics for the brain The act of writing can help us to explore new ideas, clarify what we know and don’t know, and […]

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Why stories matter

If there isn’t something to oppose or resolve it isn’t a story.

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Second Person

On the trail of Ian McEwan in Norwich, the City of Literature

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Typographical salvage

Fellow typophiles and letterati might want to direct themselves to Glyphics Signs on Leonard Street, EC2. The company makes all manner of signage and print, from wayfinding and wallpaper to vinyls and hand lettering. But the real draw is the eclectic collection of alphabetical orphans they have for sale.

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