On the Road:

Gentlemen of Bacongo

6 November 2010 | Media

I keep talking about visiting Congo and keep bumping into people with a Congo connection. I nominated the Zaire version (there are two Congo’s ‘Republic’ and ‘Democratic Republic,’ the Zaire one) as the place I really need to go to on the Jennifer Byrne book programme...

View Post

Jack Kerouac

12 December 2009 | Places

Made a little pilgrimage during my recent New England visit – to Lowell, Massachusetts, birthplace of On the Road author Jack Kerouac. He’s buried there as well. To make it a proper writers’ trip I went along with Rolf Potts (Vagabonding) and Jeff Greenwald (Size ...

View Post