This weekend in Allenheads, Northumberland, a number of brief scifi stories are dotted around the village for visitors to find and step into another world, another time. You can read the stories here: The seven stories by Lisa Chatterjee, Rob La Frenais, Robert Good, Jake Tinsley, Tracey Warr, Ruby [read more]
Midday in Rye, East Sussex, and it’s started to rain. Late-season tourists are reaching for their waterproofs and heading for indoors, leaving the churchyard that only a few moments ago was packed, a guided tour in full swing. I’ve just noticed the outline of part of a Romanesque doorway, le [read more]
What I love about James Schuyler is coming across poems I have not found before and finding in them the tactics, observation and love of life that I find in poems that are better known to me. A friend once described to me a game he plays with Norman MacCaig poems. Open the Collected at [...
There is a lot of nostalgia for the past floating around at the moment. Things were so much simpler, there was a stronger sense of community, we knew our place in the world… Well, I lived in this “past” and I struggle to recognise it from the discussions around me. This is the p [read more]
As readers, we’re all the type of people to read the book before seeing the film, but we’re also prone to fangirling/fanboying when our favourite titles get adapted onto the big screen. To give you chance to read some of the biggest books being adapted in 2017, here are five releases tha [read more]