When Your House Lives in You

Our great-grandparents’ deep understanding of time and space is something we may never be able to grasp

A landscape photograph of rural Wales, grey cloud in the sky and rock-covered hills and valleys.
Photo by Mitchell Orr on Unsplash

It didn’t matter how early you got up in the morning, my Oma was already awake. You weren’t allowed to go out into the garden until she’d had her post-breakfast walkabout. I’m not sure why this was — I suspect it’s because she was patrolling, checking on each of her mole traps so that my brothers and me…



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Benja Gabriel Thurgood

Human error. Non-binary star. In the pocket of Big Alphabet || Writing on equality, sexuality and anxiety