On August 9th, Wester Ross based writer Clare O’Brien publishes her first short collection of poetry, Who Am I Supposed To Be Driving? via Hedgehog Poetry Press. Written in tribute to the iconic star who would have been 75 this year, and named after a line in an outtake from his 1996 album 1.Outside, ‘Who … Continue reading Who Am I Supposed To Be Driving?
This is the story of the relationship between the Earth and her inhabitants, from the Big Bang to modern day. In the style of haibun, a sequence of prose and haiku, the tale is conveyed through a variety of voices that weave together science, philosophy, spirituality, history and environmental issues. At the heart of this … Continue reading Ancient Anchors
“From her Northumbrian roots to her adopted Wigtownshire home, Nichol conveys sights, smell, colour and movement in season and landscape in a way which brings home not only a deep love of time and place but also a sense of her small, temporary and sometimes vulnerable position within it. Her characterisations of child, man or … Continue reading A Suggestion Of Bones
“A painful little collection, speaking of rape, mental illness, love betrayed, secrets and lies set against dark, tempestuous landscapes that reflect deeply felt inner turmoil. I love the counterpoint of the surreal, yet oddly apposite illustrations” Review by Chrys Salt, writer, poet, theatre director and artistic director of The Bakehouse Available from Kriss – firstname.lastname@example.org