Occasional bits of writing done because someone asked me.
‘Paper Clip’, in Grace Lees-Maffei (ed.), Iconic Designs: 50 Stories About 50 Things (London: Bloomsbury, 2014), pp. 110-13.
‘The Slaying of the Ice Monsters’, Five Dials, 31 [Tricks of the Light] (2014).
‘Roadside cultures’ introduction to Sam Mellish, Roadside Britain, (Ipswich: Diesel Books, 2012), pp. 8-9.
‘From Lime Street to Liverpool: A voyage in pixels, stone and glass’, in Simon Faithfull, Liverpool-to-Liverpool (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2010), pp. ix-xi.
‘A Life Less Ordinary’ (review essay on Michael Sheringham, Everyday Life: Theories and Practices from Surrealism to the Present), New Formations, 61 (Summer 2007): 166-71.
‘Anthropology at Home: A Science of Ourselves’, online article for the Faber website.
‘Introduction’ in Radio Times Cover Story: 90 Years of Classic Covers (London: Immediate Media, 2013), 8-17.