Monthly Archives: September 2012

Madlands: attempts to (re-)enact JG Ballard’s novel Concrete Island I lie down in the overtaking lane of the A14, Westbound between Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket. Immediately, distant and approaching traffic rasps. I stand, and glide to the embankment. A … Continue reading

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The Lady’s for turning: rebirth of a British institution

IF you watch television or read newspapers, you may have noticed that Rachel Johnson is editor of The Lady, and has helped re-launch the magazine. What has a weekly publication in continuous print since 1885 to do with 2010, with … Continue reading

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