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Nietzsche’s sister

“God is dead” As a German philosopher of some little note once said, and for many people, that’s probably as much as they know about Nietzsche, the quotes. There is, after all, a lot of them, he is the most … Continue reading

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Life in the Passing Place

Step in from the cold, through the saloon door of the strangest bar in creation. A place where causality is just a set of rules and the rules can be bent. Where no one knows your name, but everyone has … Continue reading

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War of The Worlds: H G Wells: Retro Book Review#2

War of the Worlds is a science fiction classic by anyone’s standards. It has inspired comics, movies, more movies, other novels, TV shows like the classic 1970’s series The Tripods, yet more movies, most recently starring Tom Cruise. A mass … Continue reading

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Worth more in scrabble…

“England and America are two countries separated by the same language!” attributed to George Bernard Shaw, or possibly Oscar Wilde, or purely apocryphal, as its one of thsoe quotes no one is entirely sure about even the QI elves aparantly…. U … Continue reading

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Valuing your craft

How do you value the results of your craft?It’s one of those questions that’s always hard to answer, and harder to answer as a writer than, for example, as a carpenter.A carpenter makes a table. He cuts the wood, joins the … Continue reading

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in case anyone is wondering…

Just in case anyone is wondering about the new banner.The dragons name is ErrolMore fully he is Errol the Bookcase Dragon, a rare and wonderful breed of dragon I bought at Gothfest in Whitby a couple fo years ago. He … Continue reading

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Passing Place

No longer coming soon ,, its almost arrived …. “The Greyhound pulled away into the thunderous summer storm, leaving in its wake a dishevelled, world-weary figure in the dark, deserted bus station.”  Richard is a man come to the end. … Continue reading

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