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They tell me people are good but you know that’s simply ridiculous. People are so terrifyingly evil and we know it and we still pretend that there is some redeeming spark within them that we should dig through layers of filth to discover and polish with effort and present to them as a gift of honor. But if it’s not obvious how good someone is, I ask you why would…

Son of God?

Hatred is not good. Vengeance is not good. Division is not good. We approach these things as if they are a part of human nature. We are not violent. We are not greedy. We are not evil by nature. They are things that are taught to us in exactly the same way as we have learned everything in our lives, from spelling and subtraction to walking and playing the piano.…

A Festival of Love

We need a new festival. Christianity is a way of life, a faith system, where none of its recognizable dates corresponds directly with its central teachings. So again I say this. The Church is in desperate need of a new festival. We must create a celebration of love. Now before this is brutally twisted for the purpose of misunderstanding, I should clarify that I don’t mean a festival of sex,…

SheSaysMcr

SheSaysMcr

Amid long nights and ice, I was overjoyed to see a full house turn up for SheSaysMCR’s first event of 2019. For a few hours, we were able to forget the noise of the insignificant details of our daily routines and think about some of the more serious issues facing us, from the unseen face of stereotype as self-fulfilling to looking at mortality as an open discussion space. Tech diversity…

Write with me

I run a publication project for short stories and poetry called Write Me Away and we’re looking for submissions. Interested in sharing something with us? Take a look…

Shift…

I am simplifying many things in my life and as the internet is an analogue of life, I am in the process of moving my online writings, my publications, my writing tutorials, and everything else that I have created, gradually but progressively to this space. If what you are seeking is an update on my latest novel, Unaccompanied Minor, there is no release date scheduled yet but it should be available…

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