07 Feb 2020, Posted by Nick in Adrift in Caledonia, Books, Eight Men and a Duck, Events, General, Journalism, The writing life, 0 Comments

Travel Writing: Having New Eyes


Workshop 23rd May “The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land,” wrote the Victorian novelist and essayist GK Chesterton. “It is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.” What did he mean? When most of us are asked why we travel (leaving aside better weather or business/family necessity), we tend to talk of “broadening horizons”, getting new perspective and encountering difference and cultural diversity. But what stops us getting new perspective Read more [...]
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