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.
Album Digest June 2016 features albums by Roxette, Tegan & Sara, Flume, and Islands. Overall it’s a pretty poppy collection of albums this month.
Album Digest May 2016 with albums from Radiohead, Parquet Courts, Brian Eno, and Mark Pritchard.
Here’s a recipe for a chorizo, butter bean and sweet potato soup that Ingrid and I invented.
It’s hard to wait for this to come out of the oven but it’s worth it!
Trust me, you can’t go wrong with this.
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.”
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”.
A short review of Minions, a film featuring those crazy little yellow guys from Despicable Me.