An essay written for the programme for the Orange Tree Theatre production of Joe White’s Mayfly.
What is different today is that living to grow old has become a reasonable expectation, something we can almost take for granted, rather than a matter of luck.
On the history of grand projects to categorise the world – and how we end up with the Internet of Toilets.
Talking with Ivan Illich’s friend and pupil about his concept of the vernacular.
Talking with the author of The Spell of the Sensuous and Becoming Animal.