"Some personal news"! Plus: How families react to fiction. Andrew Scott x Ben Whishaw. The narrow murky parts. Converted pie and mash shop. Stability i…
Sad tenant, my uterus. Speak noisily! Loneliness. Pick it up, you can do it. The Bass Rock. Taboo on tenderness. STATH SEASON 3
Very, very much a male writer. Sad about not being sad. Empirically-grounded conditional. And yes, the kidney.
Futility of the perfect jeans search, grey vampires, on not selling a novel, Sally R's fave books, the Gillard doco, a podcast stalk engine, I didn't r…
Rooneymania, literary Jonathans, whole milk, political countertransference, Claudia Karvan climbing into bed with us... um, toad racing?
Julia Child's house on Airbnb, climate optimism (I know?!), death of romantic illusion, grandiosity and cruelty, 82 books I recc, wedding ring croutons…
A lot of stuff about the horror of writing, a solution for Twitter, parasocial relationships (love 'em!!!) -- also, sardines.
xxxJ, needing a new persona to be able to write, pushing your husband off a boat, young Zadie Smith home vid, chips and a dip, intuitive eating, suppor…
Years of service to reality. How does it feel to publish a book? Nancy Mitford's wank bank. Actually two mentions of wanking. Reverse Medusa. Star fish…
Double shame for women writers, regretful rejections, the end of Kimye, house prices, offline hitting like a drug -- and a music video?!?!
Helen Garner's scary edits, internet novels, toilet dignity, diet culture, Zaddy Fascism, a dream garden in Brixton, a lovely chatty pod.
Lunchbox moments, bad naked, middle class comrades, main character energy, grief is a change we didn't want.