My short story, Nothing Like a Kiss, has been published by Obliterati Press. It’s about authority — and questioning it. You can watch me reading a passage from the story here:
The full story is available to read on the Obliterati Press website, here. Please read it and let me know what you think, either in the comments section on this page, or by reaching out to me on Twitter (@mattybannond).
Media figures are clamouring to scrutinise Gen Y: But do generation categories really make sense, or are they an illusion promoted to facilitate dehumanising rhetoric – and generate advertising revenue. Continue reading
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Conservative Christianity has championed credulity as a virtue in the US – creating the perfect conditions for Trump’s rise to power. Continue reading
Expectant fathers feel many anxieties – and make a huge number of promises to their unborn children. A new life pulses with incredible potential, and necessitates deep self-reflection. Which experiences from my own life do I want my child to enjoy? Which frustrations and pains should he or she be spared at all costs, and which did I learn from? High on my list: Teeth. Continue reading