The next part of the South American Trip took me through three countries in under a week: from Tupiza in Bolivia, to Salta in Argentina, and then on to San Pedro de Atacama in Chile.
Albums by Aphex Twin, Avalanches, Bat For Lashes, Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, and Islands.
Album Digest June 2016 features albums by Roxette, Tegan & Sara, Flume, and Islands. Overall it’s a pretty poppy collection of albums this month.
This chicken curry is often a part of our week and one of our favourites…
A recipe for Cajun Chicken Gumbo adapted from an original found on the BBC Good Food website. It’s warm and spicy, and great for rainy days.
Here’s a recipe for a chorizo, butter bean and sweet potato soup that Ingrid and I invented.
Hi I'm Matthew and this blog is just me writing about the things I like, the things I do, and the things I believe in. May include novels, art, films, music, mathematics, science, and economics. Maybe sometimes all at once.
This interesting novel uses a gritty crime genre style and a modern timeline to retell the legend of the apostles and their deaths.
The Elysée in Lausanne is currently staging two exhibitions of photography by Werner Bischof. “Point of View” explores his international work spanning the years 1945 to 1954, while “Helvetica” explores his earlier work while isolated from travel in Switzerland during the second world war.
“Sometimes excessive homage can start to feel like satire or exploitation instead.”
An exhibition exploring the history of art vandalism in Britain over the last five hundred years.
“[A] …collective obsession, no matter how surreal, lends those engaged in it the very conformity that they seek to avoid.”
A short review of the new Ghostbusters movie: it’s great but it could and should have been better.
After four and a half years, it’s time for another film double bill! The theme of this one is space exploration.
A short warning to young people that they shouldn’t steal my posts for their essays. I’m flattered but they should work their books out for themselves.
In lieu of a proper review, which might tempt me to give away spoilers.
A short review of the movie adaptation of Andy Weir’s novel The Martian.
A short review of Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel “Inherent Vice”.