Your Aura is a Bit Splotchy: Synesthesia Revisited

If you’re a long-time reader of Persephone, or you’re interested in weird and wonky goings on in the human brain, you may have read the article I wrote back in February about being a synesthete (which you can find here). I was ecstatic to find that so many people were interested in my “brain disorder” […]


The Spectacle of Death

“What is it about the concept of death that compels us to toy with it?” It was a question posed to the audience of Ghost Stories, a West End production I attended a few months back. The crowd chuckled nervously as the buttoned-down presenter glared unnervingly into the audience.