This week I’m in love with …

… James Lasdun and Jess Cornelius

Last week at a masterclass at the Brisbane Writers Festival, Stephen Amsterdam introduced us to this story by English writer James Lasdun. What a joy. It’s eloquent, evocative, economical. Not a word out of place, not a word too many. So much to enjoy, admire and learn from.

You can hear it below (just four minutes) or read it here its-beginning-to-hurt

On the music front, the new album from Jess Cornelius, aka Teeth and Tongue  has been on high rotation in my humble abode (on shiny new vinyl no less). I’ve yet to select a favourite… stand by.