Rock Pool
5 July 2022

A micro-organism lives within a rock pool – and it is their entire universe. The tide comes in an covers the rock pool – bringing new things in, taking old things out – still, the organism stays within the bounds of its little universe, or gets swept away into an adventure of gargantuan proportions. We look at the size and scale of things around us – our little rock and the rocks around – and say, the universe is vast beyond comprehension.
But perhaps the universe is a but rock pool.

Peter van der Walt is a fiction author, although you may find some non-fiction and the odd essay out there. Fans can find his newsletter, posts, updates and developments at Currently, he is hard at work on his next story. When not writing, he has far too many interests to reasonably keep up with. He lives with his partner in Devon, England.