Gladly Beyond

Originally written for Exeunt “Dad?” “Yes sweetheart?” “When are you going to die?” “… Not for a very long time.” “How long?” “Ages and ages.” “Ok. Night!” A colleague of mine had this conversation with his 4 year old daughter a few weeks ago, and it’s stuck in my head ever since he retold it … Continue reading Gladly Beyond

Our Big Land

Originally written for Exeunt The projected silhouette of a caravan looms large over proceedings in Our Big Land, underscoring both its idolisation by the community and its inherently less positive symbolism in the wider world. It encapsulates the Romany ideal of freedom as articulated by Oceania (Robyn Moore) – it’s important to have wheels, even if you … Continue reading Our Big Land