This is a pre-issue of our magazine to let you see what it looks like, the sort of things it will contain and how it is laid out and navigated.
Are You A Heretic?
By: J. G. Rufford M.A.
Heresy is something that happened a long time ago isn’t it? No-one bothers about heresy today, do they? Well, that’s true – up to a point. But heresy is due for a comeback, all the signs are there, believe me – the, ‘be reasonable, do it our way, or else’ voices are being raised on all sides. Even the ‘H’ word itself is being bandied about within such a staid old lady as the Church of England.
Santini’s Last Meal.
By: Joe [Two Spoons] Nardelli
Cookery writing doesn’t appeal to everyone. For instance, I’m sure more men would read cookery books if the writers were prepared to change their style a bit and go for stronger story lines and better characterisation!
Has Capitalism become theft?
By: Ramona Redgrave
Money is not Wealth and Wealth is not Money.
I am looking at Wealth in order to develop an understanding of how Capitalism works today and Wikipedia has rather let me down...
God is in the detail.
By: Martin Gayford. Christies Online Magazine 8 February 2021
As sculpture soared to new heights in Renaissance Italy, northern Europe was having a creative surge of its own, filling its churches with spectacular, incredibly intricate works carved in limewood.
Martin Gayford selects favourite examples.
By: Turn Point Theatre 18 September 2020 performed by Brede McDermott
Maggie is an elderly, homeless bag-lady, badly and dirtily dressed. She pushes a battered pram or supermarket trolley in which are black plastic bags containing all her worldly possessions. She crosses to the bin and begins to sort through it, puts a few bits into a plastic bag then picks up some cigarette stubs from which she starts to collect what tobacco is left. She pauses, turns to the audience, glares at them then speaks in a strong Northern Irish accent.
Welcome to the Back List...
I don't suppose anyone knows excatly how many forgotten titles there are in publishers' Back Lists, but one thing is for sure, some of them would be really worth discovering by a new audience. Here's a sample I have chosen to show you what I mean...