Tag Archive: guardian



The envelope was a funny shape – you don’t get an envelope that shape without it meaning something bad; I don’t know if sulphurous smoke was actually curling from it but it might as well have been. I was being sued for libel and though after a lot of time and effort the case was dismissed, and I was awarded costs which I never saw, it was a horrible experience. I always thought it would have been a lot cheaper and a lot less worry if I’d stabbed the bloke – the most I would have got was an asbo barring me from certain parts of Croydon. As it was, I risked losing absolutely everything – just for saying some words.

via Take on the libel bullies | Alexei Sayle | Comment is free | The Guardian.

is waterstones the anti-christ?


I really don’t know anymore. I used to quite like Waterstones, always a good place to haunt between second-hand bookshops, till i moved someplace where the local ‘stones was an abyssal shit-pit with a terrible selection of books.

There’s an article over at the guardian which reviews Waterstones place in bookselling over the years, examines the state of bookselling at the moment, and calls for a return of bookshops to places of almost secular worship of the printed word.

Then there’s this nifty analysis of the piece over here, which is where I found the link to the guardian article in the first place.

Loki The Scottish Rapper

Cultural terrorism with a splash of self regard

Roxi St. Clair

A Pacific Northwest Poet And Writer.

Street of Dreams

A literary blog of poet, playwright and essayist Rachael Stanford

adcochrane

London exile striding through a Glasgow miasma

On Space

Boredom, Architecture and Modernity

Leave In An Orderly Fashion

Don't let the door hit you on the ass on your way out.

Never Quite Broken

What you did not build up, you cannot tear down.

Society X

the Great Universe

sonja benskin mesher

Just another WordPress.com site

charlottecarrendar

~Weaving Words in her Web~

Helen Shanahan

Visual Artist

Combustus

Artists and Free Thinkers Ignite!

GrampaKen

MY blog

Samzidat Peeps

diary of a wageslave, reflections of a kitchen porter

Chaifun's Weblog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 705 other followers

%d bloggers like this: