The Toddler and the Fluffy Cats

This blog post was going to be on the fear of uncertainty. I have it drafted up in my notebook, primed to go. But then the world started to creak under the weight of this latest, alarming crisis, and I couldn’t decide whether unleashing my musings would be grossly irresponsible or particularly pertinent. Ironically, IContinue reading “The Toddler and the Fluffy Cats”

Thoughts on ‘Control’: What’s Wrong With a Little Destruction?

I dodge out of the way of a hissing rocket-propelled grenade. Just in the nick of time. It detonates on the wall behind me, sending a fountain of rubble crashing into the room. I use telekinesis to grab one of the boulders, and hurl it back from whence it came. It smashes through office desks,Continue reading “Thoughts on ‘Control’: What’s Wrong With a Little Destruction?”

New Year’s Irresolutions

We shouldn’t need the beginning of a new calendar year as motivation to get our lives in order. It’s not like we only realise that we’ve been neglecting trying new things, ditching that unsatisfying job, or getting in shape, as the minute and hour hands snap to attention on New Year’s Eve. If we’re honest withContinue reading “New Year’s Irresolutions”