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Books Every Traveller Should Read vol.1

Reading has always been a way to take yourself on a journey. For periods of otherwise boring days, you can be transported to magical lands, far off galaxies, or in the case of travel novels, all over this beautiful planet of ours. 749 more words

Travel Writing

Kafka then Kerouac then Levi

When I was



I would spend hours in town in Glasgow

Between book shops.



Books etc.

John Smith’s

And that was before you went down the West End… 21 more words


Travel Books- Big Sur by Jack Karouac

Big Sur is a stretch of California’s coast between Carmel and San Simeon. Driving along the State Route 1, known for winding turns, seaside cliffs and views of the often-misty coastline is quite captivating. 750 more words


Allen Ginsberg, "Paterson"


What do I want in these rooms papered with visions of money?
How much can I make by cutting my hair? If I put new heels on my shoes, … 338 more words


haikus inspired by Kerouac

These past few months I’ve been very busy with PhD work and in between panicking about my lack of productivity, reading reams of unusable theory and  wrenching measly ideas from nothingness, I’ve been writing lots of haikus. 412 more words


“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” – Jack Kerouac

Quote Of The Day

Way Off The Cobb

I had an interesting conversation
with my daughter the other day,
explaining the difference between the counter cultures of the mid 1950’s and that of the hippies of the mid 1960’s. 1,261 more words