Month: September 2014

  • The Company of Wolves (1984)

    The Company of Wolves (1984)

    Wandering through Kate Bush’s imagination a couple of weeks ago made me think of a peculiarly English brand of dark fantasy that started in the late Victorian era with writers like George MacDonald and Lucy Clifford. These and others managed to write children’s stories possessed of such toe-curling nightmarish terror that they continue to haunt […]

  • Kate Bush: Before the Dawn.

    Kate Bush: Before the Dawn.

    Spoiler and bad language alert: If you are planning on seeing the concert and you don’t want any of it revealed then read no further.  Also Kate Bush swears like a trooper. I planned on writing this straight after seeing the concert but it’s taken me about five days for my thoughts to marshal themselves […]