Literature

Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone;
it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula le Guin

Comics, cosplay and child-catching – a weekend at Copenhagen Comics

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.

Doris Lessing

When death comes

April 12th, 2015 Posted In: Art Tags: , , , , , ,

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, […]

Fun and Games at the First-ever Fanzine Festival in Malmö

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March 2015, it was time for the jellyfish to hit the town again. Which they did, in their own inimitable style. The fanzine festival was a lot of fun, and since it was held in main library of Malmö, a lot of people came by. I took the opportunity […]

All the World’s A Stage

February 11th, 2015 Posted In: Art Tags: , , ,

If I were to describe this phase of my life it would have to be that of the pupa. In the case of a butterfly this is called chrysalis. This transitional state, and the need for a thick skin, seems a good way of describing where I am right now. At some point the butterfly […]