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To Do: I've been living with lists for a long time. Navigating a to-do list is as much about the paths you take In Real Life as it is about the task crossed through on the page, which often branches into further more varied errands...

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The Difficult Second Issue

The Difficult Second Issue 12th February 2013. I wake up in a cheap hotel somewhere in India. It's charmless, and cleaner than most of the places we've stayed.

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Review – The Pair of Scissors That Could Cut Anything Meirion Jordan reviews Luke Samuel Yates' pamphlet 'The Pair of Scissors That Could Cut Anything' (Rialto Bridge Pamphlet No. 7)

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The Poetry Assessor I recently jumped on-board with Feedly after returning from a three-month trip abroad (without internet) to find Google Reader had been dumped. It's really great, you should try it...

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Game Spaces Part 3: Dimensions, Dreams and Doors Perhaps the differential between door and dream is a mark of the dimensions of a game, its degrees of conceptual freedom. Do these dimensions highlight the act of translation by which we engage with the unreal? Meirion Jordan explores this and more in the third instalment of his "Game Spaces" series.

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Chalk Driving through Greece with your family dozing around you, you did what most travellers do when they move through a landscape: think about somewhere completely different. The beauty of mental travel means that signs and things around us become triggers for memory...

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Game Spaces Part 2: A World of Risk Meirion Jordan continues his look into how our ideas of games and maps relate to how we do poetry.

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Game Spaces Part 1: Here Be Dragons It's probably time we talked about maps. I'm of the opinion that a conversation about maps is nice: my dad is a collector of things cartographic, so it's the sort of thing I look forward to every now and again.

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Reid Harlaw How many people these days have heard of the battle of Harlaw? It was so traumatic and bloody that people remembered it for generations afterwards in Scotland as 'Reid Harlaw'...

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Samuel Palmer’s Valley of Vision The artist Samuel Palmer is widely considered to have painted his best pictures whilst living in the small West Kent village of Shoreham, nestled in the Darenth valley, the only break in the North Downs.

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