Category Archives: Fiction

Death Games – A (very) short story

Jim Jones picked himself up off the tarmac and dusted himself down. “Wow… didn’t expect to survive going through the car windscreen like that.” INDEED “I mean, normally that’s game over, right?” IT IS “Bollocks.” QUITE Jim turned around and … Continue reading

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Isaac James’ Favourite Book

Once upon a time there was a boy called Isaac James, Who tormented both his parents with his silly, silly games. He once got too annoying while his father tried to cook, So was banished to his bedroom, where he … Continue reading

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Why I will never write a children’s book

I make no apologies that the following will only make sense to those intimately familiar with Julia Donaldson’s writing. We have a number of Donaldson’s books in my house that are firm favourites with my son. This is fair enough … Continue reading

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Human extinction events… not as jolly as the acronym sounds

I read an article today that was looking at human extinction events and whether we need to be concerned. The good news is that most events that spring to mind fall into two categories: 1) Very unlikely Yes, there’s a … Continue reading

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Top five heroic sacrifices

I’m not generally an emotional guy when it comes to fiction; I don’t well up at sad films, I don’t get teary eyed at the death of beloved characters, I didn’t even cry at the start of Up (which I … Continue reading

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Alice’s Advenures in Ravenloft

I doodled this picture a couple of weeks ago. I am now following it up with a more detailed description of the encounter. Much like the original book, it doesn’t make a lot of sense, but there you go. There … Continue reading

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