Continuing my tour of Nordic comic festivals, I took the train from Malmö, over the always impressive Øresund Bridge (perhaps familiar to viewers of The Bridge) to attend Copenhagen Comics, a biennial comic fest. Their website and programmes are, bizarrely when so much else is translated into English in the Nordic countries, only available in […]
Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.
What can they do to you? Whatever they want.. They can set you up, bust you, they can break your fingers, burn your brain with electricity, blur you with drugs till you can’t walk, can’t remember. they can take away your children, wall up your lover; they can do anything you can’t stop them doing. […]
A light exists in spring Not present on the year At any other period. When March is scarcely here A color stands abroad On solitary hills That science cannot overtake, But human nature feels. Emily Dickinson On the outskirts of the city of Malmö, in the very south of Sweden, a new green space is […]
I’m a pessimist because of intelligence,
but an optimist because of will.
The ultimate famine is the starvation of the imagination
Diane Di Prima
True learning – learning that is permanent and useful, that leads to intelligent action and further learning — can arise only out of the experience, interest, and concerns of the learner
I became acutely aware that what a child wanted to do most of all was to make a world in which to find a place to discover a self.
My name is Harvey Milk and I am here to recruit you.
If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?