The Sabbath is still taken very seriously on the isle of Lewis in the Western Isles. There may be Sunday ferry sailings, but not much else. Now I don’t care about not being able to shop one day a week, and I appreciate that if the swimming pool is open, then someone will have […]
The word radical comes from the Latin word for root. Perhaps the most radical thing you can do in our time is to start turning over the soil, loosening it up for the crops to settle in, and then stay home to tend them.
Some people know what it’s like,to be called a cunt in front of their children to be short for the rent to be short for the light to be short for school books to wait in Community Welfare waiting-rooms full of smoke to wait two years to have a tooth looked at to wait another […]
He must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil
Met some great people, sold some comics, spoke bad Spanish to some very charming gentlemen from Chile and Argentina (who have asked me to draw a comic for their anthology …), drank a lot of coffee, wore lots of thermal layers, felt old, felt young, decided (again) to just keep on drawing. Zine Fest Copenhagen, […]
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you
George Bernard Shaw
Angst essen Seele auf
Fear eats the soul
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
When I visit a city, old or new, I don’t spend so much time anymore on the museums or the cafés. Instead I head for the parks and the gardens and the lakes and the green spaces. Maybe it’s age. But I want to be outdoors and I want to see what’s growing. Access to […]
A thoughful – and terrifying – take on the new era. How are artists, musicians and writers reacting to this new reality? Some responses here: Generation Anthropocene: How humans have altered the planet for ever
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.