I saw that it was Philip Glass’s birthday recently and was trying to remember when I interviewed him and for whom. No idea. I just remember that he was a lovely guy, possibly my favourite interviewee. It was a sort of turning point in my life. I felt, for once, he was interested in me…Continue reading
Category: Non fiction
Can We Go Home Now?
I’m listening to The Roches, singing the title track of their 1995 album Can We Go Home Now. It has just popped up on my iPhone, which is playing a selection of things from my Apple Music library that it thinks I will like, based on algorithmic logic. The Roches were three sisters from New…Continue reading
It’s hard to think of a good word for something that has the potential to ruin the lives of millions of people as it multiplies and spreads around the planet. Fortunately we already have a good word: it’s “virus”. “Virus” is good, because it has a shared meaning. There is no need to define our…Continue reading