I think it’s such a waste not taking advantage of our linear perspective. Continue reading Time isn’t linear, we are.
Stopping in front of the painting Danaë, my partner commented that she has a belly like mine. He’s right, and I looked at it thinking how beautiful it was. Six months ago, I’m not sure I would have had the same reaction. Continue reading From Maiden to Matron
By Hannah Tyler I sit on the table in the backyard on a London summer evening staring up at the slowly darkening sky. I can hear voices floating gently over the fence from the neighbours, see the glow of warm light escaping from my window. I quietly lie on my back on our rickety picnic … Continue reading The Hidden World of Animal Sounds
When we talk about destroying the stigma surrounding mental illness, why is it only certain illnesses, and only for certain people? Continue reading If the Stigma Fits
The murder of George Floyd broke through the coronavirus clutter. Most of us still care deeply about both issues—so why is it so easy to let them slip out of view? Continue reading Keeping Constant Through COVID-19 and BLM Content Exhaustion
By Hannah Tyler *A note on language: During the writing of this piece I learned, ironically, that Navajo is not a Navajo word. It was a name imposed by the Spanish from a Tewa-puebloan word that means place of large planted fields. Dinè means ‘the people’ in Navajo language and a vote in 2017 to … Continue reading Naming a Virus Without a Name
The thing with a systemic problem is: it takes more than a month of protest to change it. And we white folk who are new to the fight and armed solely with enthusiasm for the cause need to prepare ourselves for what this is actually going to be. Continue reading Celebrate Juneteenth: Get Your House in Order