in which I wrap up… July

(1) Things which I have read and enjoyed. This month I read Jessie Burton’s new novel The Muse (in a weekend) which I enjoyed very much indeed. I think it is probably a better book than The Minaturist (for a start, I don’t think it ducks the ending, which that did): it’s a little steadier, […]

early days (of a better future)

Sometimes I get emails forwarded to me with a note that just says, “Interested?” Often they’re pretty fun and interesting things, especially as my job is quite wide ranging. Shortly before Christmas my boss sent me one such email, containing the following: “This is an invitation to Early Days (of a better nation) which explores […]