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Oliver Farry
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An article I wrote on tourism and the elusive quest for authenticity when travelling.

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And another on directors and their favourite actor troupes.

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A piece I wrote about lighthouses and their place in the popular imagination and culture.

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 A piece I wrote on street names and their role in conveying the sense and flavour of a city.

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An article I wrote on dictators in film, from Stalin to Kim Jong-un.

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A piece I wrote on urbanism, psychogeography and city writing.

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A piece I wrote on books, notebooks and the pleasure of wear and tear.

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I write here on how your relations with the people you know can inhibit (or feed) your writing.

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A piece I wrote about anachronisms in films and why they bother us even when they don't really matter.

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It wasn’t a vintage year for movies; even if there was a fair amount of
decent films on release, few of them were real top-drawer stuff. Even
many of the films in this Top 20 are flawed or compromised in some way.
That said, there were a number of positi...
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