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theASHtray, vol.11

An Easter holiday special, in which we take in Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Ancient Egypt, the Grand Tour, stuffed birds, Congolese objets d’art, camera-less photography, amateur collectors, wunderkammern/cabinets of curiosity, Bruce Chatwin, Nicky Hirst, madeleine moments, Broomhill Sculpture Park, sculpture in general, Ronald A. Westerhuis, Carol Peace, Jake Rusby, Mike Roles, Dartington Crystal, Swedes, [...]

theASHtray, vol.4

Carry on up the hillbillies, the questionable merits of Aïda, and why the CIA employs so many jazz nerds. – For theartsdesk

Playing my bit-part in Apocalypse Now

Review of The Indian Core at Barefoot.

A little night reading

Nocturnes Five Stories of Music and Nightfall Kazuo Ishiguro faber and faber £14.99, 221p ISBN 978-0-571-24498-0 ‘Their talk was no longer just about music – though everything always seemed to come back to it.’ Whether as opening subject or illustrative decoration, music seems to be a recurring theme for Kazuo Ishiguro. The Unconsoled told of [...]