Letters to the Future

  • May 14, 2017 Letter to the Future, 14 May

    I was trying to tell you, it’s about inequality.

  • May 01, 2017 Letter to the Future, 1st May

    You are walking down a path in a well-maintained park on a sunny day. On each side, lawns stretch their fingers to cast iron fences. Up ahead, rows of boldly coloured tulips stand to attention. It's a...

  • April 17, 2017 Letter to the Future, 17 April 17

    Are you still screening It's a Wonderful Life on TV at Christmas?

  • April 02, 2017 Letter to the Future: 2nd April 2017

    I remember our foreheads touching, only for a second; mine stays there, touching air, still warm from our brief encounter. You’re small and you fidget, and your full check touches my eyes as you pul...

  • March 19, 2017 Letter to the Future: 19th March 2017

    You haven’t read this. You didn’t bother clicking on the link. You retweeted without scrolling to the end. You bought the book and put it in your bag and carried it round with you for a few weeks ...

  • March 05, 2017 Letter to the Future: 5 March 2017

    in which, chances are, I will fall off my bike again

  • February 19, 2017 Not standing still, together

    You and I are perched at the edge of this building, looking over the city, waiting for the spring breeze to arrive whilst the tips of our ears freeze.

  • February 06, 2017 No more victories

    I hope you have no more small victories: no more silent, laughing victories, like when a man raises his voice while you’re talking, and you catch the eye of another woman who knows exactly what you ...

  • January 22, 2017 Letter to the Future: 22nd January 2017

    the power of your whiteness not known to you yet

  • January 08, 2017 Letter to the Future: 8th January 2017

    Maybe it’s the future but perhaps, you’re hovering somewhere between then and now; a suspended time of possibility, but also one where histories interconnect. You think of firsts and catalogue the...