The old bones of science fiction

Going old skool with my top five science fiction classic novels.

5 dystopian fictions to brighten up your day

Trump in charge of America.

Brexit.

Boris Johnson looking after the UK’s foreign affairs.

A ‘loose woman’ won Celebrity Big Brother.

You’d be forgiven for thinking we don’t need any dystopian fictions to liven up our day to day wanderings – after watching the news perhaps we’re all bleaked out. But perhaps that’s exactly why we do need them.

Creative Input: Dystopian Times

I just love a little bit of dystopia. I think I might have an addiction. But it’s a damn good addiction – one, incidentally, that can be enjoyed while eating enough chocolate to make you sick over a bank holiday weekend. Just saying. And here’s how I’m currently drowning myself in dystopia – in the thoughts and dreams of what happens when things go wrong. When humanity goes wrong. When we forget to safeguard the good things. Reading: I picked up Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro yesterday. I’ve barely scratched the surface of it yet but I’m already…