Authenticity Between Worlds

Our lives are marked by those living being and locations that become parts of our lives and our selves. Events also impact on our lives, like waves against the cliff face, eroding the rock until it tumbles into the water, creating a new space. My life has involved some changes recently. Back in April I […]

Ships Passing in the Night 

We are like ships passing in the night We have too many candles but no flint to create light And the illumination of a nation through a pedagogy so Absurd Leaves a world limited by a language which contains too many words  And the flames rise higher with this wild fire, so you raise temples […]

Salvationist Electoralism

In the wake of Brexit and the rise of President Trump in the states, republicans in the UK are pushing the “register to vote” line again.  To Trump voters, he represented the resurgence of the American Dream, albeit one with a nationalist twist. Promises of greatness through capitalism and military might. Trump represents the return […]

Losing Identity And Finding Myself 

Most of my youth was spent trying to find something to attach to my identity that would give me a sense of social-identifiable self that reflected who I am. This is something that many young people go through, but due to the internalised contradictions of my mixed religious family, with an unstable heritage and the […]

Between Joy And Despair

It can be personally confusing being caught between the horror of this culture, knowing that every day 200 species go extinct, that civilisation has enacted even more violence upon the biosphere and everything else involved in its production-narratives, and personal joy from my immediate personal life. My day job involves no betrayal of myself and, […]