The two intertwining stories of Jan and Freda explore several dichotomies: sex and death, man and woman, right and wrong. Jan is a long-distance driver who decides to try and rescue the prostitute he has fallen in love with from her evil pimp. Freda is an American woman in London, struggling to cope with the … Continue reading Diptych

Illustrative ad verbatim #12

J: What shall I be when I'm big? A: What do you want to be? J: Um... Maybe a wolf. A: A wolf? J: But how will I get all fluffy? [Pause] Or maybe a chin scientist. Or a builder. Or someone who makes sand. A: Would you like to have children, like me and … Continue reading Illustrative ad verbatim #12

Not (quite) everything can be our fault

Two kids in and I'm starting to feel that there are certain things over which you have no control. While it's empowering to think that you control the weather and mould the characters of your little sproglets, that your behaviour towards them has the consequence of their behaviour towards you, some things just don't fit … Continue reading Not (quite) everything can be our fault