Reveries, by Bruno Cooke, is available on Amazon. Read about it on Goodreads, or buy it straight off the bat. Also, read a review here. At 05:01 on that fateful October morning, Josie awoke in a wet bed. Her bed was wet with urine, her own. The sun still slept. Her brother, it seemed, observed an etiquette vastly transliterated from her own, regarding prank rules. … Continue reading EXCERPT [Reveries]: Josie Haybottom is late
Coronavirus has struck at an interesting time. These are turbulent days. Commentators speak in seismic proportions of ‘before’ and ‘after’ replacing such indulgencies as past and future. We are living in the midst of an Event, or a The Event, like the event which occurred on the 11th of September, 2001. It is an event that shapes modern history, after which one does not look … Continue reading Silver Linings Playbook: Is the coronavirus a necessary wake-up call?
Coronavirus has devastated swathes of China and infected tens of thousands in Italy, Iran, South Korea and northern Europe. Experts predict it could infect half the world’s population in its lifetime–some say it is here to stay, much as is flu or the common cold. But coronavirus may have a dark, secret history, deep in the bowels of Wuhan’s National Biosafety Laboratory, part of the … Continue reading What is the most interesting thing about Coronavirus [COVID-19]?
Recently, Al Gore was given honorary citizenship of Trash Isles, a cumulus ‘emerging nation’, floating somewhere between California and Hawaii — i.e., the Patch. Continue reading ‘Every day we see plastic’ — The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Is it real?
A step by step account of what it is like to be held by Israeli immigration at Tel Aviv Yafo for five hours. Continue reading What it was like to go through Israeli Immigration at Tel Aviv Yafo Airport with a Lebanese stamp
Breaking point has been reached: the Israel-Palestine conflict has spilled over into the domain of mass entertainment. Continue reading Why Hatari politicising Eurovision was the right thing to do