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Miranda Sawyer
Hello world! Welcome to my website. It's full of stuff. Take a look! Have a nosey! Like those little bowls where you keep single batteries and pencil sharpeners and small bits of broken plastic, there's tat and useful bits all mixed up together. Enjoy
 
 
 
How Kano Turned My Son Into A Computer Programmer

How Kano Turned My Son Into A Computer Programmer

Friday 27th Jun 2014
Not really. But it got him a little way there
Paul McCartney: Here, There and Everywhere

Paul McCartney: Here, There and Everywhere

Wednesday 27th Nov 2013
I know this is uncool, but…... A BEATLE! An actual real life Beatle
The World's End: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost go to some pubs

The World's End: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost go to some pubs

Tuesday 9th Jul 2013
Simon and Nick are old friends of my husband, which made this interview odd to do. But I thought of you, dear reader, and stuck it out
All Families Are Psychotic

All Families Are Psychotic

Friday 27th Jun 2014
THIS IS NOT A PIC OF MY FAMILY! This was a piece I wrote because of a talk I was hosting. You can read it on the Times website, if you subscribe, or here in blog version
What Music Can Do

What Music Can Do

Monday 8th Apr 2013
... it can change your life with its strange beauty, for a start. But you knew that
A Slice Of Raspberry Pi

A Slice Of Raspberry Pi

Thursday 22nd Nov 2012
I loved finding out about the Pi, the amazing mini computer that could change the world. I didn't love Geneva though: a town run by bankers
Lady Gaga: behind the TV screen

Lady Gaga: behind the TV screen

Wednesday 27th Nov 2013
A piece about the telly interview over there >>>>>>>
'I have lived over half my life': Midlife and Me

'I have lived over half my life': Midlife and Me

Monday 10th Oct 2011
I was staggered by the response to this article: so many people got in touch to say they felt the same
Grace Jones: Watch Out World

Grace Jones: Watch Out World

Monday 5th Mar 2012
She doesn't disappoint. An interview as mad as you would expect
 
 
Out Of Time

Out Of Time

Wednesday 6th Nov 2013
I'm writing a book about mid-life crisis, as, in my mid-40s, I am having a not-very-exciting one.
I ended up in rehab

I ended up in rehab

Thursday 7th Nov 2013
About 90% of people in the music business are under 40
I have this constant feeling that I could have done more

I have this constant feeling that I could have done more

Tuesday 19th Nov 2013
(I found this post on NHS Direct)
I'm 50 and I'm happy

I'm 50 and I'm happy

Tuesday 19th Nov 2013
 
Interview with David Lynch

Interview with David Lynch

Monday 21st Nov 2011
In which the be-quiffed genius talks about his new album, Crazy Clown Time, and ideas being like little fishes
Interview with PJ Harvey

Interview with PJ Harvey

Monday 2nd May 2011
The Peej! Looking like a really glamourous crow and talking about her stunning album Let England Shake
Interview with Lady Gaga

Interview with Lady Gaga

Wednesday 27th Nov 2013
This was a tricky interview, to say the least, but Gaga knows what she's doing
 
6 Degrees Of...

6 Degrees Of...

Monday 8th Apr 2013
I've made a short series of programmes for BBC 6Music exploring emotions and notions through music and interviews. Here it is!