Review of The Bush by Don Watson on Goodreads:
There are 33 short stories and a chapter on using research to write fiction available in this new paperback version. The eBook is of course still available at Amazon.
This is fascinating; colour as life, the absence of colour signifying a dehumanisation in some sense. Perhaps de-particularisation is the better word. You can see the Vox video on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vubuBrcAwtY
The novella is sitting at just under 30,000 words and pretty much done. It’s not historical fiction but history certainly gets a guernsey.
Like every other kid in America I’ve seen those old newsreels of black folk and a few whites marching down Alabama or Mississippi streets through a wall of hate and police looking the other way when things other than the barrage of insults get thrown. … More Another extract from Malleable – novella
“…connectivity that is the heart of globalisation can be exploited … with hostile intent” … More A context for a novel; working title ‘Malleable’
I wonder if we cannot help but make comparisons with Nazi Germany and Hitler when we think of what Trump is doing, or whether we are merely bereft of imagination or historical insight. Is Trump in fact mindlessly replicating the rise of the Fuhrer and NSDAP – I think not. I wonder if we are … More Pondering TRUMPville
Yes, we need to put someone first but why not others. No echoes in that; except perhaps with Christ, or Gandhi, or Mother Therese, or… … More Temporal echoes