Last night I watched My Octopus Teacher on Netflix, a documentary about a filmmaker who, on the verge of a mental breakdown, gives up work to free dive off the Western Cape of South Africa every day. Wetsuitless, he slips into the cold, turbid waters of the South Atlantic Ocean every day (without exception, whatever […]
I haven’t written here for a while, so I suppose I should. The sky cleared just as I finished work today – like the weather somehow knew it was Friday evening and for once felt like doing something nice for us. I switched my laptop off and escaped my flat for a walk down to […]
Have you ever been simultaneously afraid of and obsessed with something? That’s how I feel about sharks.