[This text was written the night of 11th December 2019] Mood in advance of tomorrow – judgement in Alfie’s case expected, general election, forecast rain – dystopian, fatalistic, thinking about Edmund Burke, Margaret Thatcher, the English countryside I grew up in, the conservatism of the country, its separations and splits, its fractures and perennial class […]Read more "Election 2019 Eve"
[Text from April 2007] We have now not only travelled through the land of pure understanding, and carefully inspected each part of it, but we have also surveyed it, and determined the place for each thing in it. This land, however, is an island, and enclosed in unalterable boundaries by nature itself. It is the […]Read more "Transcendental Horror: Kant avec Lovecraft"
[Note: this is the Dissertation I wrote for my Birkbeck LLB, which concluded in 2016. It touches on matters of the definition of, and political and policing implications of the term ‘public’ as it appears in Public Order law in England & Wales. In the background are the experiences I personally had campaigning with Defend […]Read more "Who is the Public of ‘Public Order’? Sovereignty, Citizenship and the Commons"
[from 2011] THEORY OF DANCE (in eleven theses) Nina Power So Mårten is all like ‘write something for my dance thing’ and I’m like, ‘I don’t know anything about dance!’ and he says, ‘yeah I know, write some theory or something!’ and I’m like ‘No! I wanna write about dance! I’m sick of theory!’ So […]Read more "Theory of Dance"
What will our wager with the universe be? The more exhausted we are the more we look for signs. Or at least, the more signs take on a meaning for us. Where sometimes we are protected by a thin veneer of distance, the universe can always pour in. How can we make sense of this […]Read more "The Mechanics of Fate"
Project Amity/Animosity Are we friends? Were we friends? Could we be friends? Or do we not like each other, feel conflicted or actively despise one another? Or do we simply not know each other? Project Amity/Animosity is interested in what friendship means today. Friendship often falls by the wayside as work and relationships take over […]Read more "Project Amity/Animosity"
1991 [no entry] 1992 Time: 12.30pmRead more "July 10th: Diaries 1991-2000"
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