Category Archives: General

Three New Short Stories

Idris was a dragon. Not a huge, fierce, fire-breathing dragon. No, Idris was a tiny, two weeks out of the egg, baby dragon, who had lost his mother. Fortunately Idris had met a young human, Jim, who was on the … Continue reading

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Writing is dangerous

Writing is dangerous. When you put that pen to paper, or more likely, hit that first key, you don’t know where you will end up. You set up a situation, a garden, say, with God, a tree, a couple, and … Continue reading

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The Coming Apocalypse

I see people and nations trying to come to terms with global warming, but the efforts to reverse it seems disorganised, incomplete and ineffective. Governments sign agreements containing measures that sound good, but which are not implemented or implemented badly, … Continue reading

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The Last Beautiful Woman – discounted

For a limited time, my eBook, “The Last Beautiful Woman” is available for $1.99 at Smashwords. Please use the code FD56V at the checkout.

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Writing and Arrogance

Have you ever written a word and wondered if you spelled it right? You say to yourself, “That word looks weird!” But the spellchecker doesn’t underline the word. It must be right, mustn’t it? I typed “arrogance” above and it … Continue reading

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A UFO drawn in the GIMP

I’ve been playing around with the GIMP recently, drawing stuff, rather than editing or touching up photos. I decided to try to draw a small UFO, and the following post shows how I did it. There’s almost certainly better ways … Continue reading

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The Mage and The Boffin : Part Two

I’ve published the second part of my series, “The Mage and The Boffin” in paperback. It can be found on Amazon, here. This complete the collection of current stories about the Mage and the Boffin, but I’ve a few more … Continue reading

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