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  • Eye of the Duck: 002 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    One of my favourite films of 2015 was ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ which was directed by Lily Amirpour. It seemed to come out of nowhere. Although shot in Southern California it’s a Persian language film and the setting is a fictional Iranian place called Bad City; a ghost town where criminality and…

  • The Art of… Roadlining

    When I posted the ‘Art of… Woodturning’ video the other day I think there was a slight disconnect with what I wrote and what I meant. Not because I don’t think that the woodturner at work is mesmerising, because I definitely do; but more that what he is doing in the video is something that…

  • The Art of… Woodturning

    I’m sure I’m not alone in really enjoying seeing a person just being good at something. Being really good at something. It might be a hobby, it’s quite often what they do for a living; but just through either a love of the subject or years of experience and practice they’ve almost turned something into…