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Author Archives: DKT
I feel so sad for the future of all life on Earth, and for my children’s future. I’ve been involved in environmental activism, research and the business of testing and spreading solutions to environmental problems for 30 years. I always … Continue reading
Trying to keep cool in the hot weather? You’ll find many no- and low-cost tips in my book Solar Technology! Topics range from the simple and straightforward to the more advanced: curtains natural ventilation, such as cross ventilation and taking … Continue reading
I’m happy to invite you to a table read of my rap musical Validation! It’s on May 31 at 7.30pm on Zoom. Tickets are available from here: https://www.thenewworksplayhouse.org/event-details/live-table-read-validation-a-rap-musical-by-david-thorpe. It’s produced by the New Works Playhouse. I had been hopeful … Continue reading
I’m one of 12 authors with a short story in a new book for teenagers. Teens Of Tomorrow is filled with diverse voices about future scares. It’s about climate change and lots more – an anthology of exciting future-focused YA … Continue reading
I’m now reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel Klara and the Sun, which is about AI, and tonight I watched a webinar organised by the independent bookshops’ challenge to Amazon, bookshop.org, in which he was interviewed about it from his home … Continue reading
How I created the Marvel Universe (and see! I was into green energy even in the early ’80s!). With a new series from Disney/Marvel called Earth-616 out, it’s a great opportunity to talk about how I came up with an … Continue reading
What’s caused this devastating pandemic that’s so far cost at least 207,000 lives (and it’s hardly begun) and wrecked the global economy? If, like me, you’ve been on the receiving end of a blizzard of bizarre messages claiming to reveal … Continue reading
This is not the future we imagined A pandemic with no known cure has put the country in lockdown and economic meltdown. We are scared. We don’t know when it will end. We’re sharing dark humour, supporting each other, … Continue reading
Simple! On my old blog: Sympathy for the Moon.