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A Beautiful Place to Die It’s a beautiful place, Iceland. One of the most beautiful I have ever been. The landscapes are magnificent and serene. You can travel for miles on end, undisturbed, free to daydream gently as you go. You are free to pitch […] Read »
Spielberg A few years ago I used to watch a lot of films, particularly documentaries, and jot down notes for my blog (like Jiro, Sugarman, Man on Wire, and Anvil ). The death of Lovefilm led to me stopping, unfortunately. So […] Read »
The Proust Questionnaire I enjoy writing blog posts where questions force me to think hard and be honest (like this interview and these 20 questions worth answering honestly.) The Proust Questionnaire has its origins in a parlour game popularized (though not devised) by Marcel […] Read »
Shouting from the Shed: Volume 8 A Short Adventure Film I Made: a while back I wrote about my trip to Vegas and Utah. I travel the world for many things: looking for the spectacular; to be surprised; to stand in wonder and stare at wonders. […] Read »
Shouting from my Shed – Volume 7 “Hey y’all!” as we say here in Texas. I’m writing this in Austin before giving a talk at SXSW. I got off the plane and headed straight for the hills for a night in a hammock. Now I am so tired […] Read »
Shouting from my Shed – Volume 6 Hello, from back in my shed, at long last! I have been up in Scotland filming this week, doing our best to make it look summery and appealing, in the midst of some entertainingly cold weather. Here’s what I’d like […] Read »
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