All Over the Poyais

Posted on by David Gelber

Maps are perpetually fascinating. Ostensibly their purpose is to clarify, but to anyone with a grain of imagination they are a source of wonder. Who has not, at one time or another, placed a finger on a page and asked themselves: what is it like there? It need not even be somewhere exotic. To aficionados […]

Scorbutic Sketches

Posted on by David Gelber

Of all the strange circumstances that surround the composition of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, one above all is worth keeping in mind. It was finished in 1798, six months before Coleridge ever went to sea in a ship, ‘and then only to sail from Yarmouth to Cuxhaven’.

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