Partnered with summer's Space-themed edition, Issue 6 sees us dive into more terrestrial matters. The magazine's array of poetry, fiction and non-fiction takes us on global adventures, offers recipes to create minerals, and questions the yearning to consume handfuls of soil.
The immensity of ecological crisis is set against our perceived futility in the face of it. The surprising life wisdom of old city-building computer games is revealed. A town is plagued by seven days of torrential rain while, elsewhere, we sit witness to the domestic rivalry simmering between two planets. Oh, and we share a Scots tale of the zombie apocalypse, for good measure.
Amanda Palmer opens up about the conflict of being an environmentally aware musician. We talk with Salena Godden about what it means to be a poet activist. Karine Polwart describes the importance of land and environment to her art. Meanwhile, Anna McNuff reflects on her attempt to run 100 barefoot marathons.