Category Archives: insomnia

Insomniac awakenings…

Occasionally, while I lay staring into the darkness at the ceiling I know is above my bed but can’t see – trying and failing to count imaginary ovine flocks – strange thoughts occur to me. This then, is one of … Continue reading

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Something wicked this way comes…

Hi, the blogs been very quite so far this month, as I have had quiet a lot on between real world work and some exciting writing stuff I am not quiet ready to reveal just yet… Here though is a … Continue reading

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Gormenghast on the river Anhk…

One of my favourite series of books, written it is no coincidence by the late great Terry Pratchett, are the Discworld novels, in particular, the novels that centre around perhaps his greatest creation, the city of Anhk-Morpork. Not least this … Continue reading

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The return of Harvey Duckman…

Harvey Duckman presents Volume 2 is the second in a series of collected works of suspense and mystery in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror and steampunkery, called, oddly enough Harvey Duckman Presents… This anthology features work by exciting … Continue reading

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The Dream-Quest Of Unknown Kadath: TCL #52

So, here we are after 47 shorts stories of various qualities from the wonderful to the torrid, a fragment which should never really have been printed, a couple of serials, one fabulously entertaining, one best forgotten, and one novelette the … Continue reading

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Blind Chance Theory

Occasionally things happen. No one knows why this is the case. Personally, I favour a little-known variant of Chaos Theory, BCT or Blind Chance Theory. Blind Chance Theory, which states that in an infinite universe, given an infinite amount of … Continue reading

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Insidious horizons: Hacked Future

‘The future’s bright… Utopian in fact… No, really it is…” Erm… or then again, maybe it’s not as bright as it seemed in December last year when that jolly little quote above was the opening lines of a blog/review of … Continue reading

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