Month: June 2013

Of unexpected lessons from London

So, it has been just over two months since the last blog post. Talk about going silent. Silent though things have been,  there has been a lot of growth occurring on several fronts. Over this period of blogging hiatus, Eurostar have recognised my contributions to their bottom line. I’ve accumulated enough  points to have access to advance tickets at a discount – and  I am working toward a next voucher for a reduction on travel costs. Over two months, hundreds of  academic book pages have been read, many more journal articles have been highlighted and annotated, thousands of words have been  written, re-written, and  submitted for publication. Comments from critical eyes have returned to expand my knowledge and challenge what I thought I confidently knew. I’ve read authors that I thought I knew well but really had no clue about  – reading more closely what Deleuze has to say, what Marx’s key arguments really are  and so forth. Gratefully, this process of expansion has occurred with London as an interesting background and also as a text …