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don’t shoot

Is photography art? This question again, raised in The Guardian last week. I’m not adamant – I’ve enjoyed photography – but I don’t see how it can equate. Photography is not, of itself, artistic, nor does it qualify any photo … Continue reading

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cults

I remember the Moonies scare but I’m now struck by how quaint the term brainwashing is. It’s like rediscovering an old Len Deighton novel… I remember in the mid 80s I was in Sydney, by way of travelling, and this … Continue reading

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dope

So little do I know about competitive cycling that I hadn’t realised until recently that Lance Armstrong is an American. It’s reasonable ignorance, I think. Picture a grown-up American on a bicycle. No, it doesn’t come easy for me either. … Continue reading

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