Catherine Batac Walder’s writing appears or is forthcoming in Philippine Speculative Fiction VIII, Fine Books and Collections, Expanded Horizons, and more. She moved across Norway, Finland and Portugal for a European MPhil. Scholarship and then worked as a research group administrator at the Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London. She lives in a Victorian cottage in South East England and is now a full-time wife, mother and boat sweeper. She blogs at deckshoes.wordpress.com.