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September 4, 2017

On a rainy day in my home city, I hear the radio feeding me news about another town, on the other side of the world, which has considerably more rain pouring down on it. There’s a Hurricane roaring through Texas, I’ve been informed. It’s a tragedy; at least 44 people have been killed in what is said to be the most extreme rain event in American history.

I’m bombarded with vivid depictions of the disaster; everything from the emotive language employed by journalists to the interviews with individu...

September 4, 2017

As a self-ascribed subject to the cult of literature, I believe it’s important to admit that there will always exist a list of ‘impenetrable’ books. Perhaps ground-breaking, Booker Prize winning but undoubtedly impenetrable.  Books that you may have read once, even twice if you’re the courageous type, but eventually tossed back into the library or beneath some inconspicuous shelf. Or perhaps, somewhere along the arduous journey to completion, you simply gave up (we’ve all done it). In fact I’ve...

September 4, 2017

There is a particular mythology, now largely forgotten, which believes it is the sound of human voices that carves constellations into the celestial blaze of stars overhead. In the urbanised areas of the world, light pollution suffocates starlight almost to a feeble flicker, and even in unclouded evenings only the brightest bodies are visible to our eyes; it is what makes so recognisable and magical the piercing three-star belt of Orion, or the emblematic southern cross often referred to in the...

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