Footnotes to Hallowe’en: An Incomplete Examination of Poe’s The Imp of the Perverse

In October of 2021, I posted a reading of a story that I wrote in the weeks leading up to Hallowe’en (The Hole Where the Ghosts Come In). Despite the hasty decision to write and record a Hallowe’en story in such a short period of time, I thoroughly enjoyed the process and have decided to follow-up this year with another Hallowe’en story reading. Alas, this … Continue reading Footnotes to Hallowe’en: An Incomplete Examination of Poe’s The Imp of the Perverse

Footnotes to Minimalism: A Grey and Colourless Philosophy

Let me start by asking whether you have ever gone through a period of your life when ‘minimalism’ seemed to have been not only a good idea, but something that you absolutely needed to act on as quickly and thoroughly as possible? This essay is about that type of experience – and also about some implications of the contemporary minimalism which I have had occasion … Continue reading Footnotes to Minimalism: A Grey and Colourless Philosophy