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Donny O’Rourke & Chris Arthur

Books at Beltane

Donny O’Rourke celebrates Beltane in Ullapool, and Chris Arthur considers ‘odd object’ essays. Donny O’Rourke finds himself in the book-blessed town of Ullapool in May, celebrating the bonfires and bluebells of the Celtic Beltane festival. Chris Arthur reflects on the inspirations of his ‘odd-object’ essays, and considers the popularity of this particular form and the most important aspect of oddness within it.


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