Lucinda Smyth

Lucinda Smyth

Lucinda Smyth is a fiction writer and journalist. As a culture journalist she has written for The Financial Times, The Times Literary Supplement, Prospect and The Telegraph among others. Her first novel, Click, was published by HarperCollins in 2019.

In 2020, she wrote, produced and presented the eight-part podcast series Quarantine Genius. The series looked at the history of disease, and how significant cultural figures coped in previous epidemics. Subjects included Isaac Newton, Frida Kahlo and Freddie Mercury.

She is working on her second novel.



This is what sand looks like under a microscope.

Exoplanet. Veryovkina is the deepest cave in the world. Its depth is 2212 meters...

There are cities, metropolises and there is Tokyo...

Today I got my first COVID-19 vaccination dose. I am extremely grateful and privileged to be able to live in a part of the world where I can already get vaccinated. The vaccine distribution around the world is extremely unequal. 1/2

Debian is good.
Ubuntu is good.
Fedora is good.
Arch is good.
CentOS is good.
RHEL is good.
Rocky is good.
Manjaro is good.
Alpine is good.
openSUSE is good.

Linux - all of it - is good.

So this is what they mean by mega bites per second?

Wildfires underway near Markleeville, California...

This is the Tamarack Fire along Highway 89 near Markleeville.

🎥 @564FIREPhoto

Indeed. This isn’t acceptable @SkyNews given the importance of clear public messages. The UK isn’t lifting all Covid restrictions tomorrow - England is. Restrictions on eg size of gatherings, distance, face masks will remain in place in 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 for now, as we ease up gradually.

After heavy floods in Germany, Belgium and Netherlands - now Austria 👇👇

“This is the climate crisis unravelling in one of the richest parts of the world — which for a long time thought it would be “safe”. No place is “safe” any more.”~ @Luisamneubauer