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As It Was

“Get your sweets from the candy man/ get your truth from the shelf/don’t buy into the fairytale/ just be good to yourself” No Small Thing/ TEARS FOR FEARS (2022)  Maali Almeida. Photographer. Gambler. Slut. Perhaps also the most interesting, confusing, and bemusing literary character I have encountered since, as a 16-year-old, I first discovered Mohun Biswas […]

(It’s Supposed To Be Fun) Turning 21

In Marcel Proust’s seven-volume novel Remembrance of Things Past, the narrator recollects his childhood experiences in aristocratic France, reflecting on the loss of Time and the lack of meaning in the world. Other than the narrator’s story, Proust explores the nature of human consciousness and our capacity to connect with other human beings. How an […]

Heroes Head

Michael Stipe and Kurt Cobain Freddie Mercury, Barack Hussein, Jack Kerouac, Kahlil Gibran, Oscar Wilde and Obi Wan,   Om Kolthoum, Naguib Mahfouz, Rumi, Khayyam and Amos Oz, Lennon, McCartney, Charles Darwin Tank Man, Hitchens, James Baldwin,   Nelson Mandela, Thomas Sankara, Pablo Neruda, Che Guevara, Carol Ann Duffy and Angelou This, my heroes, is […]