Aleister Crowley John D. Burns For the latest Scots Whay Hae! podcast we welcome back writer, storyteller, and mountaineer John D. Burns – a guest previously when he talked about his novel Sky Dance as well as his fascinating life. During that chat he happened to mention his one-man Edinburgh show about infamous occultist Aleister Crowley, and we thought we just had to talk to John again to learn more about this controversial historical figure. We discuss how a shared love of
For the latest podcast SWH! was back in Edinburgh to talk to mountaineer, storyteller, and writer, John D. Burns, and the story he has to tell is a fascinating one. He talks about how he first discovered the delights of hillwalking in the Lake District in his youth, his thoughts on how we should treat, view, and interact with nature, why he fell out and then back in love with the hills, the politics of the wild, his forays into poetry, theatre, and stand-up, and so much more.