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Refections from the road

I’m sitting in a hotel room outside Boston, trying to think of a way to work in an 8-mile run today. I woke up too late for starters. 679 more words

Running

On the Road - ‎Jack Kerouac

“The best teacher is experience and not through someone’s distorted point of view”
―Jack Kerouac , On the Road

“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.”
―Jack Kerouac , On the Road

Psych

Review: Charter's The Portable Beat Reader

The Portable Beat Reader

Ann Charters

A collection of excerpts from many of the most important beat works and writers including Kerouac, Burroughs, Cassidy, and Ginsberg. 258 more words

Books

Jumpin' with Jazz Steps: Blue Territory Returns!

October looks as if it’s going to be a busy month, one way or another, with most of my activities – just for a change – centred around Nottingham. 126 more words

Writers & Writing

On the Beat route

In the beginning, probably around the start of World War Two, there were hep-cats. They were hip. Then they weren’t, because hip became hip and hep-cats gave way to hipsters. 934 more words

Jazz

Jack Kerouac,

There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars. — Jack Kerouac, On the Road. (Penguin Books December 28, 1976) Oribinally published September 5th 1957.

Excerpt

On the road

(Inspired by On The Road, 2012 movie based on 1957 book of same name by Jack Kerouac)

In the rear view mirror I saw Marylou touch the envelope in her pocket, her mouth replaying my last words instructing her not to read this letter until she sees my car turn right and disappear from sight. 584 more words

Creative Writing