THE CARBON EPIPHANY

  Whirl up, sea — whirl your pointed pines, splash your great pines on our rocks, hurl your green over us, cover us with your pools of fir. (‘Oread’, by H. D.) CLIMATE CHANGE AND SATANIC INVERSION Carbon is the element of life, the chemical core of all known life-forms. It is the fourth most abundant […]

THE FABULOUS PANTHER

OF CATS AND CONSPIRACIES  The Orpheus Pavement (detail) “The idea of leopards still living in Europe is very powerful. Every year a new and ferocious creature turns up in England, one that exists only in newspaper columns, vividly imprecise eyewitness reports, blurry photographs of black pussy cats and our eternal appetite for monsters: the Beast […]