Tabula Rasa

Or, what music do we die to? Last night I attended the opening of a new co-production by the theatre company Vanishing Point and Scottish Ensemble. Being a hybrid of more than one medium, it’s hard to quickly explain what the piece is all about. Here’s what they themselves say: Two of Scotland’s foremost performing…

Two very different books..?

Snow and Saint Death are two very different books on the face of it, but aside from the fact they’re both published a month from today and that they both came out of my word processor, there’s something deep inside each that links them. – Saint Death plays out in and around the city of Juárez, Mexico,…

New books

I knew it was a while since I had posted; coming back here today I see it’s six months. Oops. I have some lame excuses about moving house, settling in to a new country and so on, but who’s buying it? The truth is usually that I didn’t have anything to say, and in that…