Solitude, my secret joy

Security, privacy and containment: Sara Hudston finds these are essential characteristics for generating the 'flash upon that inward eye / Which is the bliss of solitude'.

‘Blodeuedd of the Otherworld’

Kate Hewett stalks the magical Celtic character of Blodeuedd through the Welsh story she appears in, the Otherworld she appears from, the land that gives her embodiment, and the messages she sends when attempts are made to recreate her.

‘The Call’

You don’t have to choose to leave the place you were born – sometimes you are pushed. And sometimes you are claimed. Angela Natividad, who grew up in California, meditates on how Paris claimed her.