When A Kiss With a Fist Isn’t Better At All

Florence and the Machine’s lyric – “a kiss with a fist is better than none” – is, according to the singer, not about physical domestic abuse. She says it’s about “two people pushing each other to psychological extremes because they are fighting but they still love each other.” Sounds exactly like domestic abuse to me….

Carla On Mind Caves, Provoking Opinion and Other Writers

Important questions first: what’s your writing day like? Any strange habits? Let’s be clear from the outset: I don’t do hundreds of press-ups and drink copious quantities of scotch to “numb my twanging intellect”, Vonnegut-style. Writing’s a leisurely affair in my house. I wake up, eat a boiled egg, take a shower. I put on…