Category Archives: Festivals

The loss of language and the language of loss

At the Hay Festival last week I listened to two poetry readings, one after the other. Both, coincidentally, talked about the loss of language. Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales, had also experienced the loss of language. Reading some … Continue reading

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A few wise words from the Hay Festival

This week I am lucky enough to be at the Hay Festival – a famous literary festival held at Hay-in-Wye just over the border in Powys, Wales. It has been a pretty rainy affair (I think they may have to … Continue reading

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