Fiction, Uncategorized

Dreams, Vapour, Cold Drinks by Savanna Scott Leslie (Lucent Dreaming Issue 4)

“What are you?” I ask the little green man at the foot of my bed. There’s something different about my voice, my intonation—even the way my tongue moves in my mouth. I’m certain I’ve been here before. He doesn’t answer, but a merry gleam in his eye tells me he’s heard me. The corners of… Read More Dreams, Vapour, Cold Drinks by Savanna Scott Leslie (Lucent Dreaming Issue 4)

Poetry, Uncategorized

Armchair Explorer by A C Clarke (Lucent Dreaming Issue 4)

The maps were the gift of the place Roger Harvey Inside the stiff bound books, their spines still unbroken, the once bright paper has mellowed to ochre; the inks which shaded boundaries between black coast, blue sea, have sunk their difference in a sepia concordat. Europe resembles a child’s drawing. Eastward Asia is named. Southward… Read More Armchair Explorer by A C Clarke (Lucent Dreaming Issue 4)

Fiction, Uncategorized

American Summer by Harriet Compson (Lucent Dreaming Issue 3)

The morning was warm and startling, a heavy summer setting. The garden had been neatly transformed into a scene of delicacy and elegance, with a large wooden table running through the middle of it. About thirty gentlemen and ladies sat around in suits and colourful summer dresses, politely scoffing and laughing in all the right… Read More American Summer by Harriet Compson (Lucent Dreaming Issue 3)

Thoughts, Uncategorized

One very important thing you should remember in 2019

Don’t be self-destructive. Since the rise of personal digital technologies and the consequential shift in the way we engage with the world, we’re beginning to reimagine our expression of power and control. One by-product of the mandatory nature of curating a self on social media is that our primary focus for our sense of control… Read More One very important thing you should remember in 2019