This isn’t a tribute to Hamilton, although that is an astonishing piece of work. Wonderful. No, this is about the privilege of telling a story and singing songs inspired by that story in the room where the action takes place, at the Belle Tout lighthouse. The video is below, have a watch. Can I tellContinue reading “Singing In The Room Where It Happens”
Here’s what it’s like to step out of the Lantern Room at the Belle Tout lighthouse near Beachy Head in Sussex, in the South Downs National Park, and walk around the platform on the outside of the tower. Yes, the outside. A long way above the ground, and beside a four hundred foot drop. I’mContinue reading “Are you afraid of heights? Better not watch this then…”
The music is ‘Wrapped Up In Books’ by Belle & Sebastian. But you knew that.
“He dazzles,” says Yasmin Alibhai-Brown in The Independent. “You stay with Moreton because you can’t bear to jump off.” “This exuberant and assured book posits the central dilemmas of our times.” There are warm words too in The Observer, The Independent on Sunday and The Tablet. The Bookseller previews the book with those by Peter HitchensContinue reading “‘Hugely readable and thought-provoking’”