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Belated Valentine’s Day Poetry

If there was a zombie apocalypse I would stand by your side with an axe Splitting heads Until we were overwhelmed by sheer numbers And our entrails were ripped out. If there was an asteroid I would hold your hand … Continue reading

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Story published!

My story Farewell, My Humpty appears in Andromeda Spaceways issue 66.  If you’ve always wondered how Humpty fell off that wall, this story rips the veil from the seedy underbelly of Wonderland to give you the answer.  It also contains … Continue reading

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Good morning internet

So I’m back. It’s been a while, which ideally would have been filled with some glorious adventure that would take at least a few thousand words to describe. What my time actually been filled with is work, reading, writing, and … Continue reading

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It is a Scilly place

Well, obviously it’s been a long time since I posted. What have I been doing? Writing, working, life stuff, though none of these stopped me posting before. I have, however, got a substantial way into the outline of my novel, … Continue reading

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Seven ways that an academic career is like Game of Thrones

1) Most of the people you know growing up through your PhD and postdocs will suffer horrible career deaths. 2) Being a good or bad person has no impact on how likely this is to happen. 3) You will travel … Continue reading

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On the river

“there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows A month ago, before the political world blew up and everyone started running round with … Continue reading

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Brexit: like Red Dwarf with only Rimmer

Once upon a time, several countries decided to band together for an unprecedented journey. There was: Germany The only one who knew how to do anything useful. Always apologising for past transgressions. Italy Unique style. Adorably open with the fact … Continue reading

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