Category: Author

Sleeping-walking on the road to chaos

Sleeping-walking on the road to chaos

Wake up world! Trump has us sleepwalking on the road to chaos and the cliff edge is only inches away. Read more on Secret Paths Author's Notes.
UK-EU passport

A sad day indeed…

On the eve of the UK departure from the EU, I am filled with profound sadness. I don’t share the opinion that the debate will magically go away… Read more on Secret Paths Author's Notes.
Greta

Greta the Great!

The glorification of Greta Thunberg by the media raises questions that are echoed in Powerful Girl - Pretty Boy. Read more including an extract on Author's Notes.
Powerful Girl - Pretty Boy

Beyond the division between child and adult

By straddling the line between child and adult, Kate and Peter find ways to confront far-reaching problems that adults have turned their backs on. Read more on Author's Notes.
Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest on Traps and Lessons

At the Alhambra, Geneva, yesterday evening, Kate Tempest was greeted by a packed, enthusiastic crowd of which I was one. She whipped up a deluge of words and music breaking over us, wave after wave, (...) Read more on Author's Notes.
The choir - a flight of the soul

The choir – a flight of the soul

As a former choirboy myself, no wonder, when I came to write Boy & Girl, Peter, the boy in the story, was head chorister in the choir of his local church. Read more on Author's Notes.
Peter forced to see a shrink

Peter forced to see a shrink

Boy, Girl, Whatever! is the third in the Boy & Girl series. It returns to Peter as he nears the age when maintaining gender ambiguity entails serious choices... Read an extract on Secret Paths Author's Notes.
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Godard remade

Jean-Luc Godard remade

Don’t let an assistant tell people how you work, especially if you are an artist like Jean-Luc Godard. It might give an impression you don’t want given... Version française aussi disposable. Read more on Author's Notes.
On the wings of fantasy

On the wings of fantasy

I chose to add the above photo as the new header for my Author’s Notes blog because it fills me with an immense joy but also a great sadness. Read more on Author's Notes.
Boy & Girl drawing

Out of chaos. a new gender paradigm?

Out of Chaos, a new gender paradigm, is an article inspired by Chaos Theory that takes a different look at gender and healing as part of the reflection behind the new book, Girl, Boy or Whatever. Read more on Secret Paths Author's Notes.