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Sarah Wilson
Bold words on how to live in a changed world....from author Sarah Wilson
Created 12 Jul 2021
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  • The metaverse is meant to be socialist!
    11 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 7 7
    As I steer this ‘letter chat further into the uncomfortable space that is nuance and grey (for this is my favourite brain and spirit calisthenic), I am reminded that this Walt Whitman line is definite...
  • A list of my favourite podcasts, 'letters and instagram accounts
    04 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 16 6
    Dear Friends, I’m sitting solo on a pub balcony and it’s raining. I have a tent to go back to (and W. Somerset Maugham’s ‘Of Human Bondage’ by headlamp for company). I feel melancholy in all the good,...
  • Grappling with vanity in a pre-apocalypse world
    28 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 26 4
    I had to do a photoshoot this week. There was hair and makeup, smoke and mirrors. In the coming weeks, I will have to share these carefully styled and curated images for an upcoming project on my soci...
  • Oh dear: Environmental cowboys, Dave Chappelle and an Everything Shortage
    21 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 12 7
    My week was characterised by bottle-necked frustration that finally - gloriously! - imploded to produce some odd openings. I’d hit, TBH, a dark nadir of exhaustion from climate caring. It happens. Thi...
  • Who is Bad Art Friend? And why I got vaccinated...
    13 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 20 10
    Here in Sydney, Australia, we have just come out of a long lockdown, 106 days. Freedom, travel, fear and sovereignty are themes circulating. I reckon I’ll explore a few of these with you today. I’ve i...
  • "Persevering as art" plus carbon-neutral v net-zero v renewable energy
    06 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 19 2
    Hello again…still here substacking. I think I like it. I’ve been asked by a bunch of you to cover a tricky climate issue from time to time. So I have. But tell me brutally below if you like it, find i...
  • Why I’m back to (news)lettering
    27 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 33 38
    Some of you will recall I used to blog and send out a weekly newsletter on a Friday. That was back some time shortly after the last Ice Age (um, 15 years ago). But I stopped newslettering a year or th...
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