Submitted by alistair on Fri, 22/05/2015 - 2:50pm.
There was a madcap drive through country lanes, haunted by pale meadowsweet in the dusk light, trying to find the farm above Lewes indicated on the Brighton Festival map. And then we found it with a few minutes spare, parked the car in a field and stepped out into the warm May night.
Submitted by alistair on Thu, 11/12/2014 - 1:55pm.
I’ve just flown to Colorado in the mid-West of the US, one mile above sea-level on a massive plateau fringed by the Rockies.
It’s a long while since I’ve done a long-haul flight, not least because I suffered badly from jet-lag.
Submitted by alistair on Tue, 09/12/2014 - 9:30pm.
Tomorrow sees me setting off to the Rockies in Colorado. The Sangre de Cristo mountains to be precise. After a few busy years studying and running Mindsprings workshops, I've elected to spend Christmas studying with Reggie Ray at his mountain retreat centre in Crestone.
the liberation of boredom and the step to the right.
Submitted by alistair on Tue, 18/11/2014 - 2:44pm.
One of the first things we did on the Island was stand in the darkness on the bobbing, black jetty that stretches some 30 metres out into the inky sea (bright with phosphorescent plankton on that evening) and imagine how it would be to throw our mobile phones into the water.