“Ice” by Anna Kavan – a disorientating study of patriarchal dominance

Content warnings – mentions of sexual abuse, sex, addiction and mental illness ‘Ice’ (1967) by Anna Kavan is a fever dream of a novel that seems to defy genre and categorisation. In some ways a post-nuclear dystopian tale, in others a brutal critique of patriarchal power; this slim volume of surrealism left me pondering overContinue reading ““Ice” by Anna Kavan – a disorientating study of patriarchal dominance”

Lockdown 2.0 – One more time with feeling.

Listen, I’m not going to pretend that this is an ideal situation. Personally, this isn’t how I planned on spending my gap year before uni but we are where we are. So, I have accepted what I cannot change and looked at this (once again) as an opportunity for growth. Like the generations before us,Continue reading “Lockdown 2.0 – One more time with feeling.”