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An Unprecedented Analysis of a Fucking Pocket Watch By Julius Eks

How many times have we heard this lately? — “We are living in unprecedented times.” In the midst of a devastating pandemic, an historic election across the pond, and…Brexit…we are frequently reminded how unprecedented these times are. It has started to lose its sparkle, as overuse and exaggeration have hollowed out the precarious fruit from… Continue reading An Unprecedented Analysis of a Fucking Pocket Watch By Julius Eks

Bold Strokes Books UK Festival

Opportunity and Adventure in Change by Rebecca S. Buck

This is the 11th time there has been a Nottingham-based Bold Strokes Books festival. It’s an event that spans a whole decade. Way back in 2010, the first occasion was one quite formal afternoon in the upstairs room in Waterstones. It’s grown into a two-day celebration, welcoming international authors most years, spilling out of Waterstones into… Continue reading Opportunity and Adventure in Change by Rebecca S. Buck

Bold Strokes Books UK Festival

And So it Begins by Victoria Villasenor

May, 2020. We're heading toward June. Six months of the year seem to have drifted by, pushed by the winds of change none of us expected but all of us, globally, must deal with. It is the eleventh year of the Bold Strokes UK festival. We passed our decade mark, and we're heading into our… Continue reading And So it Begins by Victoria Villasenor