Category Archives: Questions by Justin

But is it art?

Yes. Almost invariably. I mean. It’s a question of definitions, but I tend to the inclusive. For me the word art and artifice are strongly linked. Something that is made. That is art. So this is. Whatever this is. So … Continue reading

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When and where were you last lost? How did it make you feel?

It was while I was visiting Bristol recently. First time in a new city, with only a google mapped directions sheet (I’d left it on hybrid so it was nigh on illegible).  I was actually on the right path, but … Continue reading

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In the wake of the whole iPad hype/hysteria – do you do gadgets? Why (not)?

I think I’m somewhat behind the times on these things. I’m a little in love with my little baby laptop,  when I probably should be at least fingering an iPhone, or something with an i at the front at least. … Continue reading

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Looking back, was New Labour a good thing?

Is it bad to laugh? To be fair, it’s also hard to judge things until they are completed.  Tony B himself once said that the project of new labour would only be complete when the part ‘learned to love Mandelson’. … Continue reading

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What are we to make of Anish and Boris’ plans for the ArcelorMittal Orbit (the big steel squiggle for the 2012 Olympics)?

It’s hard to take seriously something that shows up on the front page of the newspaper on April 1st. Particularly when you and your friend read the whole article and still can’t decide if it’s a particularly dull prank or an … Continue reading

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What was the most important moment of the 2000s?

The release of Kid A? Or perhaps one of the two bouts of madness I suffered not long afterwards (I don’t blame Radiohead). But there’s no point in being personal about these things. It’s a huge question. And one that … Continue reading

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Happy or interesting?

I’m pretty sure I’ve been both at one point or another. It’s hard to be both all the time. And mostly unnecessary. I’d probably rather be happy, but I do wonder why we think there’s a split between the two. … Continue reading

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