“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless.
Not to speak is to speak.
Not to act is to act.”
― Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Now is the time, more than ever, to give something. Do something. Educate yourself.
This fascism is not new. It has been a disease plaguing the world since the beginning of colonised time. And so I don’t see how it’s such a surprise to people that, once again, marginalised people are having to fight violence with violence. It’s the only thing that seems to...
For the first time this year, I have read a book. Not the first time reading a book this year, but the first time this year that I have read something in its entirety, and DEFINITELY the first time in probably my twenties reading something from start to finish in one day, only putting it down to pee and fetch more tea.
It felt like quite an accomplishment, but the reason I was unable put it down was much more fulfilling.
The book, Strangeland by the renowned artist...
Thursday 26th March
I feel as though I am settling into this new way of life. I’ve made my peace with it’s shortcomings and am now taking advantage of all this time I now have. It all feels very parisian, this way of living, which has always been one of my fantasies. To live like Oscar Wilde once did in gay Paree.
Each day so far I’ve woken to a sun soaked bedroom, read books, eaten fruit, drank wine and smoked cigarettes (anyone else taken up smoking again since the start of The Event?...
So, I decided to keep a track of my time in isolation/social distancing.
In such a perilous and uncertain time, it is easy to get caught up in the negative energy pulsating all around us. But I don't want to do that. I refuse to let myself get dragged into the cesspit of doom and gloom.
I'm not trying to make myself out to be some sort of messiah, but I do enjoy writing and find journalling incredibly therapeutic, so why not share my thoughts and ponderings online for the whole world to see ay? Got nothing better to do...
God I am so sick of hearing about covid-19. I’m sick of how scared and sad and anxious we all are feeling. I just want to lie down and sleep and make art and listen to music and bake brownies and play uno and get high and watch robot chicken.
Instead, I’m worrying about whether I’m going to have to close my business before it’s even properly begun, my baby of just over a month. Or whether my boyfriend and I are going to have enough food to last us during the self-isolation if shit...