Face of Forgiveness

Hallelujah! We’re saved. Well from bad photography anyway, thanks to Steve Katzman’s fine series ‘Face of forgiveness’ Taken during the Nineties and noughties, these images of Christian revivalists at the height of religious ecstasy are dramatic and highly emotional. I came across them in, of all places, a trendy London music shop and I’m very …

Owning Kerouac

All through the later part of this year I have had an inexplicable Jack Kerouac obsession. I’ve read virtually every book he’s written as well as listened to a number of audio books like Deever Brown’s memoir of taking a road trip with Kerouac in the sixties and Allen Ginsberg’s reading of The Dharma Bums …