Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

Barcelona Streetcar, 1908

NOTE: best to turn of the sentimental music. (via

On Writing Clearly

Semi-regularly, mostly as a reminder to myself, I post George Orwell’s six rules of good writing, from his 1946 essay, Politics and the English Language. I was spurred to post them again after reading Tony Judt’s essay Words* in the NYR Blog. (As an aside, I had an interesting discussion with Alexande Enkerli, who suggests […]