Monthly Archives: April 2015

Celebrating the Radical Imagination – guest post by Helen Moore

‘Just imagine the world without … [insert brand]!’ Today, our capacity to imagine is frequently coopted, with advertising endlessly fuelling our sense of ourselves as consumers, rather than citizens of this Earth community. Industrial growth society systematically reinforces ‘monocultures of … Continue reading

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Deep Time and Ecozoa Launch in Bath on 21 May

Helen Moore and I will be at Waterstones Bath on Thursday 21 May to celebrate the publication of our new books: Helen’s acclaimed poetry collection, ECOZOA, and my novel of prehistory, Deep Time. There will be introductions by Richard Kerridge, … Continue reading

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Future Primitive

A particular kind of science fiction converges with green aspirations in ‘future primitive’ visions of a future society less dominated by technology. There are positive and negative versions of this kind of future – and positive and negative pathways to … Continue reading

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Loincloths and Fur Bikinis

Deep Time is a quite erotic novel, not just in the obvious sense – though there is some of that – but also in a broader sense, loosely from Plato, of ‘eros’ as an impulse towards beauty and ultimately towards … Continue reading

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The Origin of ‘Deep Time’

I first came across the phrase ‘deep time’ in a pair of books I copy-edited for the Geological Society in 1998. I realised at once that Deep Time had to be the title of the novel I’d recently started writing. … Continue reading

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