Category Archives: fiction

Tomorrow Never Knows, chapter 1

Instead of finishing the various stories I have have hanging around (including the one that’s The History Boys meets An Education meets Doctor Who, that one is a doozie) I started a new one. I’m stumbling after 4 chapters so … Continue reading

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Review of the Year – only kidding

I hate New Year’s Eve, I hate looking back at the last 12 months and I hate making resolutions. Especially when years suck as much at 2014 did. I won’t bore you with the details, but it included death & … Continue reading

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My Christmas gift to you

Here’s my Christmas gift to you – a short story inspired by two of my favourite books. You can also download it in .mobi format for Kindle, or .ePub for other devices. Merry Christmas! No Service A Tale of Two … Continue reading

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Over The Bridge and Far Away

Review: The Bridge by Iain Banks (1986) I wasn’t expecting to enjoy this. I was going to re-read The Crow Road, my favourite Iain Banks, in the wake (wake, geddit? Aw, c’mon, give a guy a break, I’ve been reading … Continue reading

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Dorothy Parker in Reverse

An unsuccessful attempt to get a book club to pick The Collected Works of Dorothy Parker as their next book reminded me that I once rewrote her short story ‘A Telephone Call’, swapping the genders to see if it still … Continue reading

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