Tag: Mythology

Seeing myself reflected in C-3PO

It’s difficult to deny our innate call to storytelling, exercised each time we interact with character and plot. Certain tropes and archetypes have resonated down through the ages and myths and poems thousands of years old can feel as fresh, vibrant and subversive today as they were when […]

Being a parent is storytelling

People naturally ascribe human traits to the inanimate and animals, so it stands to reason that babies would be no different. Previously, I’d have called a twitch of a baby’s mouth exactly that – a twitch. Now, though, every little tick and curl of the lips is a […]