Heavy Metal Travel Notes: Hellfest, France [2019]

Hellfest, France. The Mecca of European Heavy Metal Festivals. Perhaps even bigger than Wacken Open Air. A line up to satisfy any elitist metalhead and make an open-minded one like me squeal with excitement. Each year when the festival announces it’s headliners, I longed to make the journey to Clisson, France. But we were always…

Poetry: These Shoes Were Made for Walking

These shoes were made for walking… The hilly streets of Lisbon.The Palace Gardens of Sintra.The Tipsy stairs up to Delirium. The Hitchhiking road from Le Pallet to Hellfest.The stupidly happy Zombie mode walk back to Clisson station post watching my fav bands.The quiet road back to the hotel while holding hands singing drunken Irish songs….