The Ceremony in question is the title of an album made by a band name of Spooky Tooth in 1969 in collaboration with French avant-guardista Pierre Henry. I’ll admit that my main motivation in buying it was that I really liked the cover. I’ll also admit that when I first listened to it…But, like manyContinue reading “Ceremony and The Reeking Hegs”
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Election fever hits fever-pitch more than once as the tale of The Reeking Hegs unfolds, and the protagonist of so much turmoil – not to mention carnage – is Atiqtalik. She came from out of the somewhere, determined to bring democracy to that frozen steppe. Instead she ended up as the harbinger of evolutionary change…Continue reading “HEGBITS: Atiqtalik”
Why we never made it to Morocco?
Must’ve been August 1990 or thereabouts when Lord Tupelo descended upon me again for his 2nd or 3rd writing holiday. I was living in a small village about 15 miles out of Barcelona. It was nice. Up in the forested hills. I’d just bought my first car in Spain – a SEAT 131 Supermirafiori LuxuriousContinue reading “Why we never made it to Morocco?”
Mr.Yick. Ah yes…Mr.Yick. Here you may get a taste of his fairly typical exploits, quoted from Canto 8, The Reeking Hegs, The ice grotto was a fantastic warren of a place, frozen passages hung with stalagmites, sites and petrified bones. Góngolphin led the way with the ship’s lantern, closely followed by the eager Pensionettes andContinue reading “Hegbits: Mr.Yick”
On the writing of The Reeking Hegs.
The Reeking Hegs. Tupelo coined that emblematic phrase. The title was, originally Arctic Gothic Terror Kiosk Sideshow…and more along similar lines that now recede into the faded mists of memory or perhaps better said forgetfullness. A large amount of the text was written, as I mentioned previously, up in Tupelo’s kitchen on his old-style portableContinue reading “On the writing of The Reeking Hegs.”
Pete Peru and Lord Tupelo present: Hegbits. Select selections lifted from the archives of The Reeking Hegs.
My name is Seighton. Nicky Seighton. An altogether uncommon name in Ugzcyk. My trade an altogether uncommon occupation. I had uncovered some vile misdeeds in my time, but none that held a tusk to what was about to unfold as the chase unlaced and I plunged into a below zero inferno of false intestine readings,Continue reading “Pete Peru and Lord Tupelo present: Hegbits. Select selections lifted from the archives of The Reeking Hegs.”
Hello, my name is Pete Peru. I am the co-author of “The Reeking Hegs”. I wrote it in collaboration with my writing partner and friend, Lord Tupelo. The story of the writing of TRH is a story in itself. It all began way back in 1987! Tupelo and I shared a cottage in Cubbington, aContinue reading “Pete Peru”