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Mind the gap (and the truth about that photocopying paper)

John Penrose

, July 29, 2011 — Culture

John David Penrose is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Weston-super-Mare

You know how it is sometimes. Something happens to you and, in some strange and usually unexpected way, the years fall away and you’re transported back to a time in your past – childhood, often – and a memory, untroubled for decades, comes bubbling up to the surface.

Tales of the unexpected

Daniel Pitt

, July 25, 2011 — Culture

Graduate working for London-based organisation Crying Out Loud

In the latest of our behind-the-scenes accounts from those taking their first steps in the arts world, Daniel Pitt, a graduate working for London-based organisation Crying Out Loud, tells us about some things that only a year ago he never would have expected to be doing.