Sunday, 22 February 2015

The Isle is full of Noises

Easy Sunday morning viewing. Lots of rippling nature scenes between people talking about pagan gods, skulls, shape-shifting animals, Halloween fires. BBC's Everyman documentary from 1992, The Isle is Full of Noises.

Thursday, 1 January 2015

twas brillig, and the Calennig did rise

Picture: Katrina Dixon @spectrascopic

For the New Year, a traditional Welsh gift – the Calennig, a skewered decorated apple that fills a room with the smell of apple and cloves, and rises up on twig legs with sprigs for antlers like a rural fruit Hellraiser, on the borderlands of fairytales and folk horror.