1. 5 things I learned this week

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    September 6, 2015 by typinginmynotebook

    Hat tip to losmininos

    From the sublime to the ridiculous – or rather the dumb – here are five things that I just happened to learn this week.

  2. Do just the one thing

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    April 9, 2015 by typinginmynotebook

    simplicity: Charles Mingus quote

    To do just the one thing is such an obvious piece of wisdom, but it is often forgotten. Upon finishing ‘Stoner: A Novel’, it seemed pertinent that writing this post be the one thing I do.

  3. Practising what’s relaxing: for the love of baking


    February 23, 2015 by typinginmynotebook

    baking cinnamon buns

    This weekend, thanks to a bit of baking, I realised there’s a subtle difference between getting better at what you enjoy and working to improve what you do every day.

  4. Diverted resources

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    February 11, 2015 by typinginmynotebook

    writing reviews

    My week has not been without words: they were just published over on Daily Info because I went and watched a bunch of music and reviewed it.

  5. The analogue revolution

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    February 2, 2015 by typinginmynotebook

    bye bye technology

    Let’s all join the analogue revolution and stop the slow digital creep that’s reaching into our minds and breaking our spirits.

  6. Bestival 2014: the origins of adventure

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    January 26, 2015 by typinginmynotebook

    Me at Bestival

    2015 is the year of adventure because I looked back at 2014 and searched for the best moment I could think of. The answer was obvious: Bestival.

  7. Influence and intimidation

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    January 19, 2015 by typinginmynotebook


    My review of Jonathan Lethem’s ‘The Ecstasy of Influence’ may have been quite little, but the thoughts it sparked were a quite big. So hop on board this train of thought about influence and intimidation.

This Notebook Belongs To: Clare

Hello, I'm Clare Dodd. I get excited about feminism, popular culture, and fascinating people. Radio 4 and The New Yorker are heaven. I love the hum of coffee shops. I write to intrigue, engage and occasionally raise a wry smile.