When birds lie down

I come to you today, feeling empty. There are no more excuses. Today I witnessed a blackbird lying down in the grass like a cat. I had seen the pigeons do this a month ago, but I thought little of it. Perhaps they had become domesticated, since they had fallen out of their nest andContinue reading “When birds lie down”

Why are we killing ourselves? Money?

I am writing this in May 2020. On Friday, the air was so clear that you could see for miles. It was a day with high winds. I was out on a 17 k walk across farms and open country, and I watched in awe as an oak tree of around 70 years old, dancedContinue reading “Why are we killing ourselves? Money?”

The motherboard day 1.

Hi, I just read an astonishing article in The Sunday Times. Apparently computers are going to overtake us to such an extent, by 2050 or 2100, that we will be like apes to them. I was so incensed at the lack of reference to emotions in the article that I decided to begin this story.Continue reading “The motherboard day 1.”

NON-WORLD VIEW OF HISTORY?

Response to Mark Hudson’s arts review in The Telegraph, 15/06/2016, of The Tate Modern’s Art Exhibition, “Tate’s Global Spin Distorts the Story of Art” or Why I wrote Bertha’s Journal: I have read Art history, albeit only to A level standard, but I know enough about it to know that there is a received narrativeContinue reading “NON-WORLD VIEW OF HISTORY?”

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