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I made the grown-ups cry

My final author engagement of 2022 was an interview with the ‘Look Mum, No Hands!’ podcast. I didn’t intend to make Sarah Sharman and Daniel Confino, the podcast hosts, cry. But that was what happened. If you listen carefully, you might even hear me rummaging for a tissue and passing it over the mixing desk, with those immortal words, ‘It’s

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Do you want to go to the moon?

How do you see the future of the human race? I had to give that question some serious thought When Nathan Price (aka @GadgetNate) asked to interview me as part of his mega-ambitious Countdown to the Moon project. I was kindly introduced to Nathan by fellow dystopian author J. M. Tompkins. Nathan has already interviewed more than a thousand people,

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