A few things have recently brought the moon back to my attention:
- My wife and I have been watching “For All Mankind” (which I love and my wife loved certain bits of)
- All of the articles about the very exciting Artemis project – in particular this article in the Guardian
- When I was in the toy section of the department store this weekend I saw this Lego set which said it was inspired by NASA’s actual designs (!)
And then I opened up my word press drafts after ages away to find a partially written short story about the moon…which meant of course that I had to finish it.
I think the flow will reflect being started and then stopped and then started and finished but enjoy anyway!
Just a super short story inspired by all the recent celebrations around 50 years since the moon landing…
“Wouldn’t it be amazing to fly out beyond the sky, to actually break through and enter the void? Go beyond and stand on another celestial object. First the moon and then further?” The young man mused to his grandmother.
She nodded along, sitting in her arm chair browsing a photography book, but said nothing.
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