The way to improve your work (featuring Kanye West).

The way to improve your work (featuring Kanye West).

How to improve your work. There is a line of thought that suggests the way to improve your work is to involve someone else. It might be the use of an editor, or merely getting a second opinion. But, just adding the input of an outsider, even if they are a celebrity,...
Why some music must be listened to alone

Why some music must be listened to alone

Living on an island. ‘No man is an island’ is a phrase that most people will have heard at some point or another, and even if the original poem Meditation XVII by John Donne (1572-1631) doesn’t fall readily from your lips, the concept of people not...
Everything you don’t need to know about Devon carnivals

Everything you don’t need to know about Devon carnivals

Devon carnivals Are you going to the carnivore? Rio has its carnival, and Venice has its exotic sounding Carnevale. When we do it in Devon, it’s pronounced carnivore. East Devon is certainly no Rio, and I am fairly sure it will never host the Olympics or a World cup,...
What’s that noise? Apparently, it’s ME!

What’s that noise? Apparently, it’s ME!

Am I really that noisy? The look I received from Rachel told me I was doing something wrong. It is not uncommon for her to question the noises I make, whether it be eating like a pig, breathing too loudly or just standing at an unacceptable volume, but all I was doing...