An Artistic Temperament? The third section of Three Men on the Edge (I’ll get to the second section next time), is a sequence of 36 micro-fictions called ‘Chewing Glass’, and it revolves around the life of Martyn. Martyn is a young, melodramatic and impotent artist in love with his best friend Anja, and probably too … Continue reading An Artistic Temperament?
I grew up with a form of identity confusion. My family home was in Northwood, in the former postal county of Middlesex, a region on the Northwest edge of Greater London. “Middlesex” belonged to London. But we had a Hertfordshire phone number. We lived on a quiet street. But 50 yards from a fairly busy … Continue reading Living on the Edge