Newest posts first. This blog contains free writing and posts relating to my research as a writer. So it's a bit random. 

Project Icarus

This is the opening story from my book of short stories, “Misplaced” (Note: please ignore the politics, I got it wrong, I admit it. Never listen to mainstream news) Project […]

Stage 2030 Covid

(Written 2020) “It’s quite simple,” said Karen. “I’m going to be terminated.” “But you’re still of use to society, surely?” replied Simon. “I don’t know, since they changed the rules […]


I remember clearly that my first written word was “here”. I used to hide behind the armchair and secretly write it on a bit of paper. I was very proud […]

I thought I was Greta

I’m a pretty disturbed bunny right now. Since July 2020 I’ve had to throw away a lot of ideas I had and embrace a lot of new ones. I used […]

sell us ollygarky

my poems document falling apart from the confessional to the abstract & esoteric they make less sense & more sense saying nothing & saying everything fireworks with words & damp […]

Useful reference links

James Corbett of the Corbet Report has some interesting articles: Max Egan of the Crowhouse website has a few interesting snippets: Independent news: More links soon […]

Climate change is nonesense

“Sustainability” and the “climate alarm” are mere tools for profit, greed and power. We are not directly affecting the warming and cooling of the globe, that is very egotistical of […]

Barcelona Plates by Alexei Sayle

Barcelona Plates by Alexei Sayle My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is my favourite of Sayles books that I have read. In fact I craved that he returned to […]

We Are Being Watched

Revised: 24/Oct/21 I’ve always been a massive geek. I was on computers back in 1977, the Apple 2. All my work was computer related, I taught myself as they wouldn’t […]