Out Of Business

Nature used to be an all-you-can-eat buffet, with inexhaustible resources available to every species on the planet.  The food cycle constantly regenerated with each rotation around the sun, much like sushi on a rotating conveyor belt.  Humans and all the other species enjoyed this free buffet of nature for thousands of years, sometimes eating each … Continue reading Out Of Business

Let Earth Have Her Tantrum

This planet has suffered long enough under humans, so much so that I think it deserves to finally have "a fit". To go crazy. Just literally nuts, bonkers, off the wall insane. Hasn't it waited its turn long enough? For thousands of years humans did whatever they wanted: killing, destroying, pushing ecosystems to the brink. … Continue reading Let Earth Have Her Tantrum

Who Gives a Fuck about the Children

Far above the Earth's atmosphere, in the peaceful silence of space, Russian and US partners of the International Space Station are squabbling over who's gonna die first if they separate. Linked at the umbilical cord, they both know that they will die without each other. But the hate is so strong. This picture is reflective … Continue reading Who Gives a Fuck about the Children

When Does The Movie End?

Somewhere in Ukraine's vastness, what is left of a 9-storey residential building stands like a fragile, charred skeleton, almost indistinguishable from the equally grey, angry sky behind it. Its middle section completely missing, the smoking gap is flanked on each side by two equally-sized, sister sections that seem to be pondering whether to collapse or … Continue reading When Does The Movie End?

Book Review for A New Earth – Literary Licence Podcast

Mr Tsakraklides' new novel gives us a clue on what could happen if Mother Nature decides to reclaim what is hers in this exciting eco-thriller. The New Earth is an interesting book and shows that Tsakraklides has talent when it comes to narrating descriptive passages which carry the reader into the near future with spark … Continue reading Book Review for A New Earth – Literary Licence Podcast