The festival sounds interesting, start looking for events going on at the end of June. I should try to sort out some SPinneyhead publicity to tempt all those art lovers with. Or perhaps we could start our very own Fringe?
Perverted by Language: Fiction Inspired by The Fall will be launched later this year. It’s a collection of short stories inspired by the music of Mark E. Smith’s band and the first of a series. I’ve often used song lyrics and titles to name stories and blog posts. So Much to Answer For is from a throwaway line in a Ned’s Atomic Dustbin song and there has also been Ten Years Asleep, from a Kingmaker song, and Out of Fashion and a Trifle Uncool, from a line in Echo Beach. And those are just the ones I can think of right now.
I’d like to be a neo-nomad, working from whichever cafe serves the best coffee, so long as it has free WiFi, using all those wonderful Web 2.0 applications to do business. Of course, I’m not, and I have to trundle off to work every day and sit in an office with all the other poor souls tied to the humdrum.
But I can dream.
Robotic Peregrine Falcons are being deployed in Liverpool to scare off the pigeons that are getting fat on fast food.
Recliner – Ugly