Why writing poetry is better than going to the gym

Read on to the end for an additional exercise! You haven’t been to the loo yet (the loo, loo, if you know what I mean) and feel your stomach going up and down and making loud noises and you’re all clogged up inside and have to stop running after 5 minutes for fear of exploding.Continue reading “Why writing poetry is better than going to the gym”

I thought 5 KM far away enough: A Review of Carlos Marques-Marcet’s 10,000 KM

  The opening shot of this minimalist gem is an amazingly controlled and choreographed twenty-something minute record of intimacy, shot inside a Barcelona apartment in which a couple – photographer Alex (Natalia Tena, Harry Potter’s Nymphadora Tonks) and student Sergi (David Verdaguer, a smouldering Devendra Banhart type) are making love, after which they go aboutContinue reading “I thought 5 KM far away enough: A Review of Carlos Marques-Marcet’s 10,000 KM”

Lunatics Unite

It’s nine o’clock on a Friday morning and I’m standing in the kitchen waiting for the water to boil, although it has already boiled twice. I push the on-button for the third time, the way I looked at the clock three times last night in the time span of no more than one minute, unableContinue reading “Lunatics Unite”