This week, I’ve had two conversations with people which effectively amount to the same worry, and which assume something rather interesting about me. Since coincidences strike me as an excellent excuse for a blog post, here’s the situation: once in the context of speaking, and once regarding writing, people have
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This week, I was lucky enough to be invited back to the school I attended from the ages of 10 to 17, to work with senior students across a number of partner schools on a day of public speaking and debating. Back in the dark ages, when I was there,
The temperatures are still high, the Orange Menace will soon be leaving the UK, and I’ve spent the last couple of days shuttling between Yorkshire, where I’m giving talks and leading interviews over the course of the wonderful Ryedale Festival, and London, where I was speaking on Record Review yesterday
Since life has calmed to a pace slightly less frantic that normal just of late, and I’ve caught up with sleep sufficiently to actually have the energy for some late nights and beer drinking, I spent two pleasant evenings in a row in London last week, chatting and carousing with
Last weekend, full of excitement (and quite a lot of penny sweets, I’ll be honest), I spent an evening in Hammersmith attending a conversation between Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins and Matt Dillahunty with the rather wonderful title, ‘A Celebration of Science and Reason’. Dawkins, I suspect, will be the name
This week, I’ve mostly been thinking about talking. In part, this has been selfish thinking – finding the necessary language and expression of ideas and opinions for reviewing, as discussed in last week’s post, in advance of a very jolly recording session with Andrew McGregor for this week’s CD Review.