Someone once told me you need to have adventures to become a good writer. Over the years this has taken on a broader meaning; everyone needs adventures to feel alive, big and small. You need the rattling percussion of Brigitte Bardot’s ‘Moi Je Joue’ as you head to the beach with your friends or the tingling anticipation of Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘America’ when you’ve made that life-changing decision that will bring you to another town, perhaps another country.
The playlist for issue 31 of Oh Comely will be your soundtrack to all those summer train journeys. Plug into Spotify here, lean your head against the window and watch the world flow past outside.