The first review

This morning I woke in the glorious and incredibly welcoming city of York. After a lovely breakfast in the hotel dining room I came upstairs and guess what had landed in my inbox? The first review of Rupetta. Rick Kleffel over at bookotron says: Contemporary author N. A. Sulway’s striking … Continue reading

Filed under : Mechanical Women , On Writing , Rupetta
Author : nike

Going to the movies (Lincoln)

Today I headed to the movies* to see Steven Spielberg’s latest blockbuster, this time the historical film Lincoln, which concentrates on the last few months of President Abraham Lincoln’s life, and particularly the political machinations surrounding the passing of the 13th amendment (abolishing slavery) and the end of the revolution. … Continue reading

Filed under : On Living
Author : nike

The literature of cycling

Today is the first day of the endurance cycling season in the Netherlands, so all around the country cycling enthusiasts are hitting the roads. In the Netherlands, endurance cycling is more than a national sport. Everyone knows that Amsterdam is the city of bicycles, that a bicycle is part of … Continue reading

Filed under : On Travel
Author : nike

Orphan masters and executions

Today’s little entry in the cabinet of curiosities comes from the royal palace in Amsterdam. The palace squats at the edge of the Dam – the large central plein of Amsterdam. It was built in the mid-seventeenth century as a town hall, and its history as a centre of bureaucracy … Continue reading

Author : nike

Surprise! You’ve got mail

At the risk of being terribly self-centred, today’s object is not one I discovered in a museum, street or gallery. Instead, it arrived by post from the United Kingdom. A box of books. My books. Not just books I own, but books I wrote. I wonder if there any moments … Continue reading

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