Becca Moody is from Birmingham, currently studying philosophy at Cardiff University. She has a love for Monet, playing piano, watching stand-up comedy and runs her own comedy site, MoodyComedy. She has written for The British Comedy Guide, The Velvet Onion and Fest. My favourite thing to paint has always been natural landscapes and so I … Continue reading ART: Becca Moody
August's playlist is a psychedelic trip to the jungle. With the free download. Image: Henri Rousseau - The Dream (close up) https://open.spotify.com/user/b.w.beakhouse/playlist/64oH2tTZ3dB8hxJJbehYph
Beau William Beakhouse is a writer currently residing in Cardiff. Having dropped out of university in response to its systemic, limited way of teaching the arts, he now co-edits Lumin and intends to start his own creative space. He is particularly interested in metaphysics, spirituality, mystery and art, and has been published in Tŷ Celf, Quench Magazine … Continue reading POETRY: Amethyst by Beau William Beakhouse
Jacob Mackenzie is a Cardiff based writer and graduate of Cardiff University, who hopes to continue penning poems about life, death, and everything inbetween. There’s an Ikea chair facing the window, staring gently at the world without sun. It wakes up in greys and falls asleep in dark, painfully aware of clichés. It hit me … Continue reading POETRY: Four Walls And A Window by Jacob Mackenzie
This month's playlist shifts tone, moving to spacey electronic transcendent spheres in past and present and then to a purely electronic future. Here is the free download. Image: Intake - Bridget Riley https://open.spotify.com/user/b.w.beakhouse/playlist/4vjnTe7EaVZ9dA50bIwIZl
Zena Blackwell is a Cardiff-based artist and mother of two. She lived in London for 19 years before returning home to Cardiff two years ago. Whilst in London, she co-founded and co-promoted the critically acclaimed live music and party night Club Motherfucker and DJ'd around the world. She is returning to painting and drawing after … Continue reading ART: Zena Blackwell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBpoZBhvBa4 This is Ginsberg’s appearance on William F. Buckley Jr’s debate programme ‘Firing Line’. And there is a warning here about wrapping yourself in rational debate, as I am about to do. Ginsberg comes onto a programme to try to spread his message about state violence, media, hypocrisy and human freedom, and the kind of … Continue reading Open or Closed? Allen Ginsberg and William F. Buckley Jr.