James Montgomerie’s World Wide Web Log

On Belonging, Nostalgia, and British Cohesion

Your Sinclair mug, covered in printed nonsense

This week, I’ve been attending NSConference. It’s a wonderful event. People like me - by which I mean people who enjoy doing and are passionate about similar things to the things I enjoy doing and am passionate about - from all over the world congregate in a conference centre near Reading, England for three days. We talk about these things we enjoy doing, and are passionate about. It takes place in a soulless modern ‘conference venue’, miles from anywhere; the sort of place any sane person would usually find depressing. That’s really part of its genius, though: attendees are …