It’s late afternoon in winter and you are weary… so begins ‘Technobiophilia: nature and cyberspace’, out today in the US & Canada

A chance to read the first two pages of my sister Sue Thomas’s new book Technobiophilia………out today in US & Canada

TECHNOBIOPHILIA Sue Thomas

streetlightIt is late afternoon in winter and you are weary. You have been reading and writing emails for hours; now you raise your eyes from the screen just as street lamps start to come on outside. Beyond the window, cars and buses glide by, their headlights catching the pale faces of shoppers and children coming home from school. You feel trapped in a grey world. Turning back to your device, you sigh, slip in your ear buds, and open a web browser to search for some relief. Just for a moment, you need to be somewhere else, somewhere bright and warm. As you click around, a video catches your eye and you discover…

…deer wandering through a sunlit forest glade. Birds sing, a stream rushes by, people are quietly working. You notice an odd wooden structure, a complicated camera rig, and a man with a megaphone. He says ‘Take One’. Someone…

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