Hello, Obligatory shilling. This week I wrote for the liberal magazine Areo about the great British travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor and the tensions between travel and home. I really liked writing this piece. I wrote for the Spectator World about
It was April 1st 2001 when the World Wrestling Federation held Wrestlemania X-Seven, smashing revenue and attendance records at the Houston Astrodome. …
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Sometimes editors can be sadistic. If someone pitched me a piece about Old Yellering their healthy 6-year-old dog I would ask them to think again, for …
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Hello, Obligatory shilling. I have a piece about British graveyards in the forthcoming issue of The Mallard, which you can pre-order here. I wrote for …
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A few weeks ago, workers began to dig up an old market square in the centre of my town. On the square, before the war, a synagogue had stood. The Nazis…
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A while ago I wrote a piece about how white people are blamed exclusively for universal behaviour patterns - my example being discrimination against As…
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Hello, Let's make this the biggest and best issue of THE ZONE of all time - that's right, ALL TIME! Obligatory shilling. A busy week here. I wrote a sh…
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In my town there used to be a cosy little biker bar called Klub 22. My old employers used to hold our summer parties there. A different restaurant has …
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