Intake – May 2018

May 31, 2018Art, Books, Events, Film No Comments

Things watched, read, looked at and more this month. Just a list.   Books MaddAddam – Margaret Attwood The Unamed – Joshua Ferris 79 Short Essays on Design – Michael Bierut   TV and films Life of Brian (1979) The Crown, Season One (2016) Bridge of Spies (2015) The Bridge, Season One (2012)   Performances All Points East – … Read More

Intake – April 2018

April 30, 2018Books, Film, Music No Comments

Things watched, read, looked at and more this month. Just a list.   Books Nightwatch – Terry Pratchett Foxglove Summer – Ben Aaronovitch Starmaker – Olaf Stapledon The Chrysalids – John Wyndham   TV and films Isle of Dogs (2018) Macbeth (paper theatre) The City and The City (2018) Sand Storm (2016) American Psycho (2000)   … Read More

Intake – March 2018

March 31, 2018Art, Books, Design, Film No Comments

Things watched, read, looked at and more this month. Just a list.   Books Crash – J. G. Ballard The Blunderer – Patricia Highsmith The Great Indoors – Ben Highmore Electric Dreams: Designing for the Digital Age – David Redhead   TV and films Sweet Sixteen (2002) Barakah Meets Barakah (2016) 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) Ready … Read More

Intake – February 2018

February 28, 2018Art, Books, Design, Film No Comments

Things watched, read, looked at and more this month. Just a list.   Books Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? – Dave Eggers The Year Of The Flood – Margaret Atwood God’s Own Country – Ross Raisin   TV and films The Secret Agent (2016) War Machine (2017) Casuals: The … Read More

Goodbye Speakersfive, Hello Denley

February 22, 2018Uncategorized No Comments

I’ve been thinking this over for a few months now. If I’m completely honest I’ve probably been thinking it over for a few years. For various reasons, I’ve decided to let go of the name Speakersfive. A name change has been on the cards before and events of the past 18 months, spurred on by … Read More

Cooking up some creativity

September 18, 2017Design, Food, Work No Comments

When we talk of creative fields, cooking is rarely mentioned alongside other artistic pursuits, rightly it’s carved out it’s own area despite sharing so much. To me it is one of the most challenging arts. Chefs not only think about aesthetics, in addition there’s flavour, smell and timings to think about when creating a dish. … Read More

Forty-two

May 25, 2017Books No Comments

Anyone who knows me will know how much I love reading. I love books. Certain genres and authors I now tend to gravitate towards but if something is recommended to me I will give it a go. You never know what you may discover. Family and friends recommend certain books or authors and more often than not … Read More