In which I muse on memory in Blade Runner 2049

maybe one day you’ll be a real boy… (Warning, includes spoilery discussion of Blade Runner 2049) I was sitting in the London Review of Books’ cafe at the weekend (recommended), reading the latest edition of the Paris Review. It includes a conversation between Malcolm Gladwell and Michael Lewis about the way they identify and write […]

Lest We Forget

I went to see the English National Ballet’s new production, Lest We Forget on Saturday night. It was – – pretty astonishing. And not like anything I’ve seen before. (Leaving aside The Firebird – because, like pretty much every reviewer, I found it superfluous. Perfectly well done, but unnecessary in an otherwise very powerful mixed […]