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An Introduction to the Arts


An Introduction to The Arts Who wouldn’t want to work the arts? The daily quest for people’s hearts! To deal in beauty and sensation! To do list: give birth to nation. To know your work will stand for years to measure out your sweat in tears, epiphanies and racing pulses, give tyranny a batch of ulcers. To be a cog…

A Shinier Britain


A Shinier Britain Ta-ra then Tarzan, take your mane we’ll never see your like again it’s time we let the bald man reign Give us a shinier Britain No more gongs for gourmet barbers or coiffured quiffs, we Brits would rather give Humpty Dumpty all our ardour Give us a shiner Britain The tousled Trump look’s sort of needy one…

The Old Places


Here’s the latest of the my Saturday Live poems from Saturday 23rd November. It’s based on a feature by John McCarthy. John visited a bunch of places in London that used to be landmarks but are no longer there. It made me think of the places we went as teenagers that we’ve lost already and just how many places must…

A New Podcast!


Hurrah and Huzzah! Joel and I have got our shit together and started a new podcast. Practise Being Spontaneous saw us honing our skills but here, in Stickley & Wright at The Imperial Bento, this is where we really show our mettle. Actually, it’s more of the same rebranded. See, Joel and I now live 150+ miles apart and equidistant…

Joel Stickley & Luke Wright Practice Being Spontaneous #5


Hey kids, here’s the latest installment of the podcast. Joel and I talk about Scatman John, Jackie Smith and various others things. We’re a bit distracted perhaps, it was recored the day before Joel’s wedding (which was fantastic btw). Don’t loose faith in us if you think this one’s not up to scratch, we realise that. It gets better Wow,…

Joel Stickley & Luke Wright Practice Being Spontaneous #5


Hey kids, here’s the latest installment of the podcast. Joel and I talk about Scatman John, Jackie Smith and various others things. We’re a bit distracted perhaps, it was recored the day before Joel’s wedding (which was fantastic btw). Don’t loose faith in us if you think this one’s not up to scratch, we realise that. It gets better Wow,…

Practice Being Spontaneous #4


Stickers and I return with more mumblings and musings. It’s the fourth one down. This week we tackle poets laureate, the supposed carbon footprint of Google searches and the career of Sandra Bullock. Luke: I like “When you were sleeping” with Sandra Bullock Joel: I liked it when you were sleeping with Sandra Bullock, all that Hollywood gossip you were…