I’m a writer and editor with seven years’ experience, based in London. Interview subjects include BBC Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson, Wallcreeper author Nell Zink, and Dr Gordon Gancz, a member of the NHS team who tackled the ebola crisis in Sierra Leone.
"I don't do Twitter," the poet Anne Carson replied baldly to my request for a comment. No great surprise there, I guess: many people feel compelled to avoid the site and its multitude of abrupt publications. It's a timesuck, and a cacophony, with few genuine bon mots amid a relentless volley of reaction gifs.
Dictaphones at the ready: a pub in Norwood is throwing a night in celebration of a Norfolk radio legend on Thursday February 2. The main event is a screening of the first season of 'I'm Alan Partridge' from 8pm to 11pm, but they're creating a feast for all the senses by laying on a menu of scotch eggs, 'Ladyboy' cocktails, Partridge best bitter, half-bottles of Blue Nun and Terry's Chocolate Oranges (superficially damaged, of course).
The buttery croissant is a breakfast of kings, and UberEats knows it. To mark the launch of their new breakfast service, they've teamed up with French chain Paul to offer boxes of four flakey delights for free. They'll be delivering freebies tomorrow (January 31) between 8am and 11am.