What's on our Slate:
A Hopeful Step
“Maybe my life won’t get any better, but maybe someone else’s will… it would be really sad if another 10-year-old little girl went through the same thing” – Fiona Davis
Much loved primary school teacher, Fiona Davis, has suffered from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) since she was a child. After decades of pain, misdiagnosis and being told that it was all psychosomatic, she faces an unimaginable and irreversible decision: amputation. In this unique procedure that comes with no guarantees, she must make the choice – lose her lower leg or continue to suffer in silence.
What’s so funny about Cuba? It’s been closed off to most of the world for sixty-five years, has little internet but yet a thriving comedy scene, how? The Buena Vista Social Club of Comedy!
You have a conversation about it and in the 70’s before CCTV and smartphones, that’s something you could do in public even with the corpse on standby. Miscommunication, deliberation and a nosey jogger later the duo decide to bury the corpse and much like the rest of human trash it’s best to bury our litter deep deep down where no one can find it.