A S H Smyth

ASH Smyth is a freelance writer and reviewer (and former singer, soldier, school teacher, and bricky's labourer). He now lives in the Falkland Islands.

A.S.H. Smyth yomps to the scant, wind-battered ruins of the first British colony on the Falkland Islands

As the winner of the International Booker Prize is due to be announced today, ASH Smyth talks to poet, translator and judge on this year’s panel, George Szirtes

Confessions of a bibliomaniac in the South Atlantic

The George Formby Society attempts a ukulele world record, online

From the submarine service to the world’s southernmost sub-post office, A S H Smyth interviews Sally Owen, a Falklands-based dentist who also helps to conserve the historic sites of Antarctica

The Falkland Islands bids farewell to the RSS James Clark Ross and a Marylebone gallery hosts a virtual exhibition of Antarctic photographs

ASH Smyth sings choral evensong for Candlemas, in Stanley cathedral

In the final instalment of his Falklands quarantine diary, ASH Smyth gears up for the outside world after two weeks at home

ASH Smyth gives a poetically bad speech at the Galle Literary Festival for the Caledonian Society of Sri Lanka

From South Asia to the South Atlantic, in the time of Covid