Dare to be a Daniel

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In which I came perilously close to disappearing up my own back passage.

Overuse of underlining was a serious fault here and in many other fanzines of the time.  We were all straining too hard to be heard.

On the plus side I was beginning to develop something of a design eye.  There’s a nice use of space here, and of a patterned paper bag as background.

The poem is Mervyn Peake’s.  I read everything of his after the Gormenghast trilogy, even Mr Pye.

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