Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Alice Walker – The Color Purple
Seriefest 2016 is on Saturday 2 April and Sunday 3 April at Malmö Main Library. Here’s my interview (in Swedish). Come along and join in the fun!
Ursula K. Le Guin
A love letter from one great writer to another.
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 […]
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. […]
When death comes like the hungry bear in autumn when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purse to buy me, and snaps his purse shut; when death comes like the measle-pox; when death comes like an iceberg between the shoulder blades, I want to step through the door full of curiosity, […]