All items: Middlesbrough

Jonathan Tulloch considers ways in which train travel can stimulate a writer’s creative flow, with reference to famous practitioners for whom this method of transport proved inspiring, such as Edward Thomas, Thomas Hardy, and Philip Larkin.

Jonathan Tulloch shares his audio diary, in which we meet a cast of characters including a wasp, a sausage roll or four, and St Peter in the guise of a benign tobacconist. How will the story end?