It's been 9 months now since the No9 Bus to Utopia was published and much has happened. The book has sold well, been selected by various book clubs, featured in magazines plus I was invited spoken at several festivals, book launches and on the radio around the UK. I'm also proud to say that having sold 50 books in 20 minutes at No6 Festival in Portmierion last September, I was…
Dear utopianists, just to let you know i've got a few events coming up that may be of interest. I'll be giving readings, slide show talks, signings and solving any existentialist crises you may have.
Tuesday 16th Sept 7.30pm £6
Bom Banes George St, Brighton
Full one hour slide show talk with Q&A and some lovely nosh, courtesy of Jane Bom Bane. For tickets email me at david@cheekyguides…
An hour’s drive east from Inverness in Scotland lies the windy bay of Findhorn, a sleepy fishing village whose peace is shattered every twenty minutes or so by the jets from the local RAF base. A few miles south from here lies the town of Forres, home to the faded glory of a Gothic Victorian hotel, Cluny Hill, now the centre for the UK’s largest spiritual community. Mike Scott from the Waterboys…
Here is the beginning of the book. Well, probably. I might post up an alternative tomorrow ans see what people think.
THE VERY IMPORTANT PROJECT
There is a poverty of spirit in modern life.'
CARL GUSTAV JUNG
Stepping out of my house on a cold, gritty November morning, I found myself face-to-face with my neighbour Tom, a rare occurrence.
'Morning,' he said, shyly.
'Hello, how are you?' I asked…