I’ve never known exactly who is hipster and who is not, nor paid attention to hipster culture or couture. I do find entertainment in the occasional snotty infographic or well-done meme but beyond that, hipsterism is at the outer edge of my world.
Writers traditionally retreat to cabins and other isolated spaces to prime creativity and find focus. George Bernard Shaw wrote plays in a ramshackle hut at the bottom of his garden. Roald Dahl worked in a gypsy-style shed for 30 years. George Orwell moved to a remote Scottish island […]
Daily Prompt Nov. 12: Today you can write about anything, in whatever genre or form, but your post must include a speeding car, a phone call, and a crisp, bright morning. Trio no. 4 * * * My brother was an audacious risk-taker, behaviour that would later in […]
Sotheby’s auction house in London is putting up for sale a recently discovered notebook holding the lost drafts of some of the key works of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.
My boy cousins and I are hunkered down around a see-through grate in the floor of our bedroom at my grandmother Josephine’s. We are on a daring mission. You have to know my grandmother to understand why we are trembling. We are about to be wicked, and impossibly brave.