If the first four parts of Cameron Cloutier’s extension of Twin Peaks mythology were great, this fifth visit to the world both wondrous and strange is simply sublime. It starts with familiar strobe effects, disconcerting slash cuts from one image to the next and a series of uncomfortable, awkward close ups that thrust us into […]Read more "Queen of Hearts – Act V review and thoughts"
Hi everyone, It has been quite a while, hasn’t it? Thankfully, inspiration is never as far away as one would think when it comes to the world of Twin Peaks. There is always someone on hand to shift your perspective and make you see things a slightly different way. Usually for me, that inspiration is […]Read more "Getting to Know You – a haiku sequence"
Hi everyone, My good friend Frank Cronogue has put together a 30th Anniversary podcast for Twin peaks, featuring great insight from guests Ian Buchanan (Dick Tremayne) and Andrea Hayes (Heidi). I’ve just finished listening and it’s very entertaining. Further to the interview there are also memories shared by other cast members like Lisa Coronado (Hit […]Read more "Live from the Roadhouse"
Merry Christmas everyone, I wanted to mark the holiday by going back into the woods for one more Twin Peaks haiku. I haven’t written anything TP related since the sad passing of Peggy Lipton earlier in the year but I had an urge to go into the dark woods once more and do some backwards […]Read more "What the Haiku – Twin Peaks – New Year Special"
I was lucky enough last weekend to get the chance to see the World premiere of Thor Amli’s third foray into the origin story of one of Twin Peaks’ most tragic residents: Leland Palmer. The film will soon be available to view online but, in advance of its release, I wanted to give a brief […]Read more "The Summer House at Pearl Lakes: Part 3 Review"
So, my fifth Twin Peaks UK Festival has come to an end. I had two regrets when I left, Firstly, I regretted that it was over at all. Secondly, I regretted not taking my decent camera with me this year. I trusted my phone, thinking as it was an upgrade on my last one, the […]Read more "Twin Peaks UK Festival 2019 in pictures"
Hi all, So, there are a great deal of rumours circulating at the minute and it’s a really exciting time to be a Twin Peaks fan right now. There’s a considerable buzz on social media and I must say that I’m feeling it too. It could be that we have an announcement very soon that […]Read more "Twin Peaks – Fan Films and the Future"
I wanted to do something based on the interrogation scene where Evil Coop is visited by Gordon, Tammy and Albert. It’s a scene that makes my skin crawl, brilliantly played by all concerned. Here are a few haikus about it. Sitting Behind Glass Sitting behind glass But he’s with you in the room The darkest […]Read more "Sitting Behind Glass – a haiku sequence"
I’ve been thinking of doing something for Bobby Briggs for a while. I was lucky enough to meet Dana Ashbrook in 2014 and he was such a genuine, gracious chap that I grew in appreciation of his character even more. I struggled for inspiration, however, until I remembered the scene in season 3 when he […]Read more "Just a Photograph – a haiku sequence"
It has been a while since I did a list. I’ve done quite a few Top 10 episodes lists of my favourite TV programmes but never touched my favourite of all. This ties in nicely with it being the Twin Peaks Festival in Washington this weekend (although in truth that’s just a fluke – I’ve […]Read more "My Top 25 Twin Peaks scenes"