Sunday links

26th February 2017

Since I have failed for the past two Sundays to compile a list of links to things that have interested or intrigued me recently, let us begin today's (acknowledging the usual thanks to those who have alerted me to many more

Blindness

24th January 2017

Although it was published just over a fortnight ago I don't want to let pass without comment a slightly thoughtless Sunday Times article about John Berger and arts television by Waldemar Januszczak. In 'A murky way of seeing' (free registration required) the more

Faces of John Berger

31st October 2016

Yesterday's Observer carried a loving profile by Kate Kellaway of the writer John Berger. Berger's 90th birthday is this coming Saturday, and Kate Kellaway catches something of the achievement and significance of his life when she writes: Critic, novelist, poet, dramatist, artist, commentator more

Sunday links

21st August 2016

Links as usual to articles that I have found interesting or stimulating over the past seven days. Thanks as ever to those who have pointed me towards some of them, via Twitter and in other ways, and apologies for the absence of appropriate name-checks. • more