To be a monster is to be a hybrid signal, a lighthouse: both shelter and warning at once.On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong
An exploration of the moral of my favourite fairy tale.Read more "The mixed up morality of Bluebeard"
You don’t have your feelings, they have you.Notes from the Fog, Ben Marcus
David Foster Wallace on consciousness, compassion, and deciding what to pay attention to.Read more "This is Water"
Surely there is something to be said for drawing a circle around our attention and remaining within that circle.
But how large should this circle be?The Embassy of Cambodia, Zadie Smith
Thoughts on what people might really be saying, when they say we need to think more strategically.Read more "Playing the Orchestra"
The few bits of self-knowledge we manage to collect never arrive in time…The Shape of the Ruins, Juan Gabriel Vasquez
Christoph Niemann is an artist, author and animator. In his series, Sunday sketches he takes an everyday object, then twists and turns it, until he starts to see it in a new light.Read more "Sunday Sketches by Christoph Niemann"
…how often knowledge comes like this: a casually effected violence which throws the world just west of true.Sight, Jessie Greengrass
Some thoughts on receiving and giving advice, unsolicited or otherwise.Read more "Theories of transference, and advisory warnings"