Much as we like to, we cannot be inspired 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 30-31 days a month and 12 months a year. The realities of everyday living often batters us.
But find that one moment that inspires you. Seize it. Cherish it. Preserve it.
My moment was a cold January night in 2016 where we went for an impromptu (and illegal) ice-skating session on the skating rink outside the Science Museum London. It was after closing time but heck, we only live once, right? And thus, we skated in our winter boots instead of ice-skates at 10pm at night, amongst the trees bedecked with fairy lights and the carousel lit up like it is ablaze.
From that one moment, I wrote a short science fiction about global warming. Here’s the except: