With a less frantic approach to life and less commuting and travelling, it’s noticeable that many have enjoyed the space to be that little bit more cerebral. Consequently, this issue is full of ideas that, in the hustle and bustle of reporting on shows and new events, may not have made it into the final cut.
There has never been a driver like Covid-19; it has affected every corner of the Earth and this is a global connection that needs to be acknowledged. In this issue we have truly come together. So, we look forward to 2022; the hope is that a vaccine or effective treatment for Covid-19 will release an epic explosion of pent up creativity, a key driver for our story Goddess (along with a healthy dose of feminine wisdom). Much has been made of the positive effects on the environment that calling a halt on travel has precipitated and we are convinced that there is much more to explore here, hence Custodian, a calm, centred response to the shockwave effects of the pandemic, focusing on recalibrating values and seeking out a fairer, more inclusive society.