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 […]

Being Yourself, allowing for mistakes

Authenticity often means making mistakes.Grayson Perry, The Guardian, 16 June 2012. Last weekend, I sent a tweet: “Hopefully at some point this summer I will manage to get out of my own head. Intact. That’d be nice.” It feels like it’s been a summer of questioning, of “Who am I, what’s my purpose in life?”-ing: […]