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. There are always 1,200,000 people afloat on the seas of the world. — The Nelson Evening Mail, January 22 1907 . It is a German conceit, that the vertebrae are absolutely undeveloped skulls. Vladivostock is 1000km east of Beijing. The Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association allows for two spaces after a full stop [...]


. Fifty-one per cent of the foreigners in England live in London. — The Nelson Evening Mail, July 28 1906 . International rugby union referee Nigel Owens wears Superman pants while he’s officiating. The Iraqi army is about to defeat Islamic State. There’s no playbook for how to be a guy. In 1947 a United States [...]

Journalistic confession

There comes a moment, in the long night of every interview transcript, when you realise you’re actually quite irritated by the number of times you’ve cut the line ‘No, you’re absolutely right.’


A Q&A with Danish photojournalist Jan Grarup. – For Stop Smiling

Guardians of Power

The ‘myth of the liberal media’, investigated by Medialens – and reviewed by me. – For The Atlantic Affairs