Edward Picot
Since 2002
Works in Cranbrook United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

BIO
Edward Picot lives in the UK with his wife and one daughter. He was born in 1958. He self-publishes works of hyperliterature and has written criticism for the P N Review (a UK-based literary print magazine), Slope and trAce. He has edited the first Slope Hyperliterature Issue (Spring 2003). His website is at http://www.edwardpicot.com
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First experiences of reading


Dates:
Mon Feb 16, 2015 18:35 - Mon Mar 16, 2015

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In a recent autobiographical essay, “Sidestepping the Known”, published in the Cordite Poetry Review, the Australian experimental writer and new media artist Mez Breeze recollects a formative experience from her early years:

‘When I was in my late primary school years, I was shunted into an accelerated reading program… As part of this program it was decided that I should be given special privileges in order to join the primary public library… I grabbed the first three books located there [that I could reach], all by an author I hadn’t ever heard of: Brian Aldiss. The section I had stumbled into was Science Fiction. This simple act of selecting those books [written in a genre that would soon become an enduring favourite] shifted something. My life trajectory tilted…’

What are your first/most formative memories of reading and encountering books? Was it in a library, a bookshop, or exploring the bookshelves at home? You can send me entries by email (edward@edwardpicot.com) or post them as comments to a special page I've set up on my blog: http://edwardpicot.com/blog/first-experiences-of-reading/.

- Edward Picot
http://edwardpicot.com - personal website


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Dr Hairy in: Parents' Evening


Dates:
Fri Dec 19, 2014 16:40 - Mon Jan 19, 2015

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Dr Hairy is obliged to accompany his teenage daughter to a parents' evening at her school - with hilarious results!

On YouTube: http://youtu.be/c8mT3r-uq5w
On Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/114811190

This is the last episode in Series 2 of Dr Hairy. The entire series is now available on DVD, plus 'Gilgamesh' (a Dr Hairy-style retelling of the ancient Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh) on a bonus disc - visit http://drhairy.org to find out more.

- Edward Picot
http://edwardpicot.com - personal website


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Dr Hairy, Series 2 (on DVD)


Dates:
Thu Dec 11, 2014 19:15 - Sun Jan 11, 2015

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Just in time for Christmas, thanks to a bloodcurdlingly shrewd stroke of marketing, it's the ribtickletastic second series of Dr Hairy on DVD, plus Gilgamesh on a bonus disc, all for only £15.00!

The Dr Hairy videos are a series of low-tech zero-budget puppet-animations about the adventures and misadventures of an ordinary (but somewhat hirsute) doctor working in the NHS.

To order a copy of the DVD go to http://www.drhairy.org/concrete5/index.php/catalogue/.

To find out more about Dr Hairy, go to http://drhairy.org.


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Dr Hairy in: Big.Data, part 4


Dates:
Thu Nov 06, 2014 19:10 - Sat Dec 06, 2014

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Dr Hairy's outburst on the subject of the Big.Data initiative continues to make waves. The Undersecretary has an unexpected visit from the mysterious and sinister Number One, and Dr Hairy has an equally unexpected visit from the vengeful Dr Stead - with hilarious results! The fourth part of four.

The latest in a series of low-tech zero-budget puppet-animation videos about the adventures and misadventures of an ordinary (but somewhat hirsute) doctor working in the NHS.

On YouTube: http://youtu.be/UQJWWoH9J78
On Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/110717910
More about Dr Hairy: http://drhairy.org


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Dr Hairy in: Mince Pies


Dates:
Mon Oct 13, 2014 18:05 - Thu Nov 13, 2014

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In this very short episode, Dr Hairy is outraged to find mince pies for sale in the middle of October.

On YouTube: http://youtu.be/yzVp9PStEiI
On Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/108771072
More about Dr Hairy: http://drhairy.org

- Edward Picot
http://edwardpicot.com - personal website