Wanders: The Magnet and The Last Resort (New Brighton).

As a last hurrah of being on Merseyside before moving, I decided to revisit a place just down the road from where I’d lived on The Wirral; armed with a desire to dig up some of its surprising past glories.  I’ve been going to the seaside resort of New Brighton for as long as I can remember, often as a place to sit off and … Continue reading Wanders: The Magnet and The Last Resort (New Brighton).

Wanders: Harold Pinter’s East London

Dear Joe, I’d like to walk with you From Clapton Pond to Stamford Hill And on… (2009/1977, p.177) There’s a somewhat unexplored relationship between the work of Harold Pinter and act of walking, specifically walking and talking around London.  Perhaps because he is most famous for a form that is so strictly bound into one performative space, it is easily forgotten how vital walking around … Continue reading Wanders: Harold Pinter’s East London