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Paddling through that twilight zone between reality and pure strangeness

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Death and the Maiden: Van Morrison’s T.B. Blue(s)print

Marianne Stokes Death and the Maiden 1908 This week’s post is the second focussing on the early influences on the song writing of Van Morrison, this time using “TB Blues” as the point of engagement: it is an edited excerpt from the upcoming book Divining the Earth: Earthing the Divine. One of several key phrases…

The Devil is in the Detail: a dissection of “Picture This: Butcher Boyz” from Chapter Two of The Spooky Perambulator (the novel that is!)

Today’s blog features the first excerpt from The Spooky Perambulator novel, as I dissect  “Picture This: Butcher Boyz” from Chapter Two –  with some help/ hindrance from the bold Spooky himself. A beam traverses the roof space, pulling the light down towards the scene below; at first it appears innocuous, a tableaux  of thirteen working men…

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