Short Fiction: How Soon Is Now? Pt2 by Michelle Foster

Part Two I was aware of a presence as I awoke.  A comforting atmosphere that reminded me of my mother. The smell of soap and water.  Freshly laundered cotton.  I was far too comfortable to be in my bunk at the dorm.  I opened my eyes slowly, not wanting the illusion to disappear.  My eyes … More Short Fiction: How Soon Is Now? Pt2 by Michelle Foster

Short Fiction: How Soon Is Now? Pt 1 by Michelle Foster

  How Soon is Now? ‘…the essential significance of a pea is not, that I know, greatly affected by the fact that it lies in a row of similar peas. But each swing of the pendulum owes the extent of its movement to the previous swing.’ John William Dunne, An Experiment with Time     … More Short Fiction: How Soon Is Now? Pt 1 by Michelle Foster

J.W. Dunne: dreaming the future

John William Dunne (1875-1949) was an Irish engineer and airplane designer who, in 1927, posited a theory that dreams are precognitive.  This theory came of personal study and of gathering of accounts from others.  He published his findings in An Experiment in Time (1927). https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/352047.An_Experiment_with_Time https://dunnefuture.wordpress.com/ Dunne and his influence are the subjects of a … More J.W. Dunne: dreaming the future

Feminist club sparks conversation about everyday sexism in Nigeria

Feminist club sparks conversation about everyday sexism in Nigeria by WITW STAFF Via Women in the World A book club in the Nigerian capital of Abuja recently sparked an international conversation about the sexism women face every day in Nigeria. http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2015/07/05/feminist-club-sparks-conversation-about-everyday-sexism-in-nigeria/

MW’s Night Stand

I inhale books.  Not literally, that would be stupid and probably fatal. Last year, I went through a period where I would dither about with one book for ages, despite it not being particularly enthralling but still, I was determined to finish it out of stubbornness.  That was a bad move. It slowed down my … More MW’s Night Stand