Lyn Webster Wilde speaks with George Miller about Becoming the Enchanter, a very personal exploration of the hidden world of Britain’s native traditions, which takes her to ancient places in search of enduring spiritual meaning.
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Lyn Webster Wilde speaks with George Miller about her recent foray into screenwriting and her book, On the Trail of the Warrior Women, which explores the myth of the Amazons.
Donny O’Rourke visits old haunts in Dumfries and the Borders, ghosted by the bards of Scotland’s past, for the liminal Celtic festival of Samhain.
Julian Turner considers the usefulness of imagination, not just to the writer, but also to the exile and the abused child, and suggests that metaphorical thinking may be psychologically essential.
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.