Starting from the premise that the film makers are aware of what they are doing but that still they are tracing a shape whose contours are formed by the ideological sub-strata of our society. This is the ‘big other’ of Zizek and via his work Lacan, something to which reference is made implicitly in all […]
Pubs are closing everywhere and at an astonishing rate. Their signs are going down and for sale signs going up all over the place. I was passing this pub near Mosborough and took a photo of the sign. I wonder where they all go? There is I assume a collector somewhere with a warehouse full […]
A day in someone else’s life: 07.30: rise, dress, breakfast, settle arguing children
I have a friend who told me about her long term interest in violence, something stoked by a young man who brought those ideas more than somewhat to life. She proclaims an understanding of the violent, the obscene, the killer, the paedophile and wonders if that makes her bad? Is she in need of help? […]
Everywhere – if I go downtown – I am referred to as ‘brother’. I am tempted to use it in response – if you call me brother I’ll call you the same.
This shop has opened up in an old building which backs onto the Don. The owners are living above the shop with two balconies facing out over the river. I’ve been driving past often and never had the opportunity to stop and look inside, the spot is well of the beaten track tucked in a […]