Living untethered from reality

Painting

For all it’s painful consequences, Covid 19 has revealed startling things about society. One is our relationship to experts and how their discourse is used in stories people tell. It raises questions about the misuse of opinions given as facts. This untethering from ‘reality’ could have dire consequences.… Read more

Gender astride the Channel

When you meet someone in the street in a French-speaking country, it is polite to address the person by saying “Bonjour Monsieur” or “Bonjour Madame”. This entails two things. Firstly, you need to identify whether it is a man or a woman.… Read more

The Cloud Catcher- back cover text

Fran’s father was a monster. He would regularly beat her and abuse her with the tacit complicity of her mother. What 18-year-old Fran didn’t know was that she was adopted. Nobody knew her real parents were a cloud and a handmaiden from a temple dedicated to clouds on another world.… Read more