It’s 50 years today since humans first walked on the moon

moon landscape
Photo: Armstrong NASA

“We should be ashamed at our lack of progress in space travel.” Buzz Aldrin at the 50th anniversary.

You may think this is nothing to do with Notre Dame, and in some ways it may seem unrelated. In some ways it is, but in other ways it stems from the same narrative.

I was lucky enough, as an eight-year-old, to watch the first moon walk live on TV from England in the middle of the night.

To be the best you can be and go to places no one has been before.

And yet…

I’m starting a sci-fi story, again it has nothing directly to do with Notre Dame, but somehow…

Read the first chapter of the story below and follow the story for more updates.

The first chapter