Questions of Water

As a heatwave continues to scorch the UK Lorna Smithers poses questions about water use, the sources of our water and who controls them.

Summer Here and Winter There

For the Summer Solstice: reflections on the contraries of Summer and Winter, climate change and uncertainty from Lorna Smithers.

The Ways We Breathe

A meditation on breathing as participation in a vast realm of beings who are imperilled by the smoke of the Anthropocene.

The Alchemy of Waste

Lorna Smithers follows her garbage from her bins to its destinations and uncovers how polluting chemical industries are profiting from the alchemy of waste.

Exploiting Chaos

An awenydd's perspective on our exploitation of the chaotic spirits of gas and its consequences (from Lorna Smithers).

Tower Hill

A copy writer questions his role in the system after seeing the head of Brân the Blessed mouthing silent words at him over Tower Hill. (From Lorna Smithers)

Battle Not With Monsters

From Lorna Smithers: a glosa based on lines from Friedrich Nietzsche written in the voices of the monsters of Annwn.

The Scream Over Annwfn

From Lorna Smithers: an essay on 'the mysterious ritual frenzy' of the scream over Annwfn and its modern manifestations.