About this blog

This blog examines the areas I am interested in – from comics to degrowth to flora and fauna and everything in between. This is where I write about ongoing projects, present drafts of comics and look closer at issues in the world that I find meaningful.

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Paradigm shift is a big, fat pain in the arse

Eileen Laurie

Fanzineverkstaden – workshops

November 14th, 2018 Posted In: Comics Tags: , , , , , , ,

  I have recently started collaborating with the wonderful Fanzineverkstaden, run by the hardest-working comic artists I know – Kinga Dukja and  Mattias Elftorp. It is a new space in Malmö where “ordinary, creative people” can try out and develop a range of activities connected to the field of comics. Fanzineverkstaden is especially relevant for young comic […]

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education

Albert Einstein

Scrieve!

November 14th, 2018 Posted In: Comics Tags: , , , , ,

    My comic, Who ever loved that loved not at first sight can now be read in Scots in Scrieve!, thanks to Gill Hatcher and TGC in Scotland who made the connections. The comic was translated into Scots by Dr Michael Dempster who was named Scots Scriever in June 2018 and will have a […]

Go on and do your work. Do it well. It is all you can do.

Ursula K. Le Guin

CPH Zine Fest 2018

October 9th, 2018 Posted In: Comics Tags: , , , , ,

After a break of a couple of years, it is great to be back at Copenhagen Zine Fest! It is a one-day DIY festival that celebrates zines, small-press and art books, and will again take place at Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen. I’ll be there, sharing a table with Saskia Gullstrand. Admission is free and doors open […]

There's no excuse for causing our own extinction.

Dr. Sylvia Earle

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.

Rebecca West

To create means to connect. It is to abolish the gap between the body, the mind, and the soul, between science and art, between fiction and non-fiction.

Nawal El Saadawi