Category Archives: Julia Callan-Thompson

Nick Lezard’s Wacky Birthday Bash

Nick Lezard is a journalist with a reputation for championing the overlooked when it comes to books (as well as for being able to drink any writer you care to name under the table). I wouldn’t normally make the effort … Continue reading

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Searching for Francois Raymond in Puteaux…

Searching for someone called Francois Raymond on the outskirts of Paris is probably a little like looking for a specific John Smith in London. Who is Francois Raymond? The one I’m looking for exhibited a series of six photographs of … Continue reading

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The Wordless – or Julia Callan-Thompson as high priestess of the aporetic

My mother Julia Callan-Thompson didn’t publish very much during her lifetime, but anyone who has read her diary and letters will know she was a natural when it came to putting pen to paper. What follow are a couple of … Continue reading

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On the irreducibility of Julia Callan-Thompson

Yesterday I posted an essay on the main part of this website entitled The Real Dharma Bums: on the beatnik frenzies of Julia Callan-Thompson & Bruno de Galzain. The text documents one of my mother’s relationships and the endless scamming … Continue reading

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