I really am going to write some more about the film Yesterday. But for now, here’s one of my little treasures.
In the mid-80s, I had a part-time freelance gig working on a putative pop music history series. It was going to be presented by the Beatles’ producer George Martin, whose company was co-funding it, and it was going to be based on his book All You Need is Ears. When I had to introduce myself to people and say the title, a little of me died inside, because it was so illiterate.
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Why would anyone delete their Facebook account? That’s a question some people have asked me since I jumped out of the shark-tank, some months ago. More people, though, have told me they’d like to, or they’ve thought about it, but they can’t. They need it. There is no alternative. Leaving it will make them feel bad.
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When we look back, does pain leave more of a mark, or does joy? It is easy to say pain, but in time that slips away.
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Alphabetise your tins.
Weep over your sock-drawer.
Marie Kondo your address book.
Finish your novel, or start it.
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