Celebrating the End of Summer and Keeping the Old Gods Alive

Before launching into a long (and possibly boring if it’s not your thing) philosophical monologue I’ll start with the interesting bit, i.e. Halloween celebrations. Tomorrow night I’ll be celebrating in a most traditional, pagan fashion around a bonfire in the big field behind Vauxhall station. It looks absolutely amazing and it’s all free! To the … More Celebrating the End of Summer and Keeping the Old Gods Alive

“The typewriter is holy the poem is holy the voice is holy”

– Allen Ginsberg, ‘Footnote to Howl’ I’ve had a bit of an overdose of performance poetry in the past year, but there is another form of literary performance that I’m curious to get more into: storytelling. On Sunday I visited the School of Storytelling for one day of the Everything Under the Sun Festival, which … More “The typewriter is holy the poem is holy the voice is holy”