The photograph: in a workshop, a clock face dangles from a single wire, with further electrics bunched together in front.

The story: Tatty is disillusioned with university until she meets philosophy lecturer Daniel Perkins – at last, it seems, she’s found someone who is actually interested in intellectual conversation. When she wonders how he manages to get everything done, Perkins offers to teach Tatty his secret method of slowing down time – and this absorbing read takes a shocking turn.

Link: Deborah Klaassen’s blog

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