Snowpiercer (Film)

I’m not a film reviewer so I’m not even going to trying saying anything substantive about this. Instead I’ll just say – watch it. It’s a cracking film directed by Bong Joon-ho with elements of Brazil, Children of Men and…

Art For Sale…

Laikanist Times - Laika the Space Dog by Dylan Orchard
… get your lovely art for sale. Today I’ve started on the long and arduous process of adding some of my original artwork for sale on this site. It’s just shy of two years ago now that I started drawing…

My Trip to America

I’ve been back from the the US for a few days now so had time to run through some thoughts I’ve had on the place. This was, I think, my fourth time over in the states. Over the years I’ve…

Dead Experts Society

Interesting recently to see a revival in the ‘lost experts’ spiel in British politics. People lamenting the fact that experts are no longer respected/listened to in the political and social discourse. Which is bollocks, from what I can see. Not…

RIP Chas Hodges 1943 – 2018

A bit late on this but RIP to Chas Hodges of Chas and Dave. Much derided but they did put out some genuine classics. And Snooker Loopy, which in my humble opinion is actually pretty good. Anyway, hope there’s a…

Insolvable

You want a declaration an admission that the insolvable that you caught sight of is my folly not my fact A figment of my fantasy not a condition of my existence How much easier it would be to talk around…

Out There

Camberwell Green
A land where the pub tribute beats the original and the original is a bit too much Where the Other is fine when far away and terrifying in close proximity Where the drink is necessary but never natural and taken…