Why

Memory Lane

31 May , 2014  

Trying to identify the draw of London seems pointless; the well-worn icons aren’t so impressive in real life, the crowds moody and amorphous. There however, the sum is greater than its parts, a peculiar and seductive resonance of disparate energies. And Fortuna was playing the naughty barmaid the day she added sunshine to our nostalgia […]

Why

Leaving Paris

31 May , 2014  

Hausmann’s grand design rapidly dissolves into the ubiquitous hutches of modernity. A machine for living in indeed. A last flush of heavy industry and France’s lush agricultural plain is revealed. The shuttered farmhouses don’t stir; they have no intention of giving up the secrets of this place. Someone has to do the work around here […]

Why

Urban Pastoralism

25 May , 2014  

Music that doesn’t have lyrics – does it mean anything? Is it about anything? If I didn’t have the title to refer to, would I be able to refer it to anything concrete? For my own stuff, I can answer yes to all those questions. It is, sometimes subconciously at the point of creation, about […]