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October 29, 2022

All Saints and Sinners: The Fragile Splendour Of Forgotten Feasts

By Massimo Gava All witches and wizards come out to party for Halloween, only to retreat into the darkness of the night and make space for […]
October 21, 2022

Before Halloween, the Filò

The word Halloween is first attested in the 16th century. It represents a Scottish variant of the fuller All Hallows Even, the night before All Hallows […]
August 15, 2022

On the Slow Train to Somewhere

Celebrating railway journeys Writer Pano Masti recalls more literary journeys. This time, book in hand, around the world by train. “Are those your prison tattoos?” Shaun […]
May 30, 2022

The Globe-localisation or Animal Farm of the 21st Century? A review of “The Zoo”

Humans love a good animal story. Across time and cultures we tend to anthropomorphise animals in order to better look at ourselves. But how if those […]