Monthly Archives: December 2010

Live. And Live. And Die Living. A New Year Message

 2010 will go down as the year I celebrated life by writing about death. In 2010 I started eight cuts gallery, a place devoted to the richness of words and the beautiful complexities of art and life. And I wrote … Continue reading

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National Short Story Day

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi) Today is National Short Story Day, to celebrate this wonderful literary form. Take a look at the central site here. We had intended to hold … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings and review of 2010

What a year it’s been, both over at Year Zero, where we had a fantastic live tour taking in venues like Rough Trade East and the Poetry Cafe, and then starting up eight cuts gallery, exhibitions, prizes, press and all, … Continue reading

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Solid

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi) I’m going to be very bold, and dare to put a piece of my own up, not because I think it’s up to the same … Continue reading

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Load up your Kindles

It might be too late to take delivery of all those Christmas presents you ordered online, but it’s never too late to stock up an ereader for you and the ones you love. If you love the things we love, you’ll love … Continue reading

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Artist Residence Hotel

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi)   We al need a break, and there’s no better place for a cultural getaway than Brighton (apparently. I’ll know more once I’ve actually got … Continue reading

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Winter Warmer

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi) This weekend come along to a fantastic event in Oxford, Winter Warmer, held at the fab Cafe Tarifa and great underground gig venue The Wheatsheaf. … Continue reading

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The New Libertines

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi) “it’s like some new wave of libertinage” Sarah E Melville on Penny Goring’s Darklings “What upsets me more than anything in novels and movies in this genre is … Continue reading

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Laura

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi) I can only dream of horses and dogs in this place.  Strong, sweating beasts with slick coats and wild looks in their eyes, spittle foaming … Continue reading

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Prezzie time!

So what would we like to fill our stockings with if we can’t have Grayson Perry? Here’s some Christmas present typw things that tickle our fancy. AFTER, that is, you’ve bought Charcoal and The Dead Beat Alternative Poetry Poetry is the … Continue reading

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