Duende52: Darwin was wrong
Charles Darwin, way back in 1835, was on Chatham Island, part of the Galápagos archipelago. "As I was walking along
Duende51: The Tony Montana Principle
Before we start, we need to agree on something.
We are going to ignore to overt misogyny of Tony Montana
Duende50: Chain reactions
Human beings are complex creatures designed to do simple things in complicated ways.
Just look at any other creature and
Duende49: Seek the depths
In 1902, whilst at school, a young hopeful poet was sitting under a tree reading “Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke”
Duende48: The Sun
On a cloudy day in September 1945, Army General Douglas MacArthur gave a speech onboard the USS Missouri. Standing in
Duende47: The Romeo Effect
When we first meet young Romeo, he's mopping around a grove of sycamore trees. He is in love with Rosaline.
In 2013, British teenager Hannah Smith, aged only 14, committed suicide after being cyber-bullied. She'd received messages on the social
Duende45: Late blooming
I'll be honest, this week has been tough. There are moments when I question why I keep writing. These moments
Duende44: Talking out of school
I am staking my claim in the ground. Planting my flag. This is happening, and I am part of it.
Duende43: Dig a grave
One of my foremost memories is of my pet budgie "Cecil". He was a slender green and yellow bird. He