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Score Update: Television nil, Sport potato.

Last night’s debacle in Paris was truly surreal. With about three minutes to go before the scheduled kick-off the France – Ireland rugby international was called off due to an unplayable pitch. 75,000 disapointed fans greeted the official announcement, made … Continue reading

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A Nice Surprise

I got a lovely surprise in the post yesterday – a copy of Lisssette’s Tales of the Imagination, issue 2, featuring a story by yours truly entitled Unsun Hero. It is always nice to see a new magazine, but all … Continue reading

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Stone Age Cooking

I’m cooking dinner today and I decided to make cauliflower cheese as a side dish. It’s been a while so I looked up a recipe on-line to check I had all my ducks in a row. Heaven help us, the … Continue reading

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Crimes Against Singing (and Dylan)

Hi, my name is Bob and I listen to Prog Rock. There, it’s out in the open. The first step on the road to recovery. When I got back into vinyl I decided to re-vist my past sins, but from … Continue reading

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Another Wild West

Just arrived in the post, my contributor’s copy of Another Wild West, an anthology of alternate history western short stories from Pill Hill Press. I must admit I had great fun writing the piece and it has actually become part … Continue reading

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Focus

If there is one thing that every writer, and blogger, needs it is focus. For the past six weeks that is something that has evaded me. There are extenuating circumstances, but as anyone who knows me, in real life, will … Continue reading

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Submitting Fiction to Magazines (Stating the Obvious – sort of)

As the editor at Albedo One whose email is the point of contact for email submissions I find myself having to weed out submissions from people who have failed to read – or possibly understand – our guidelines. So I … Continue reading

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Anne McCaffrey

I was fortunate to have been able to call Annie my friend. She was probbly the most generous person I have ever met. She gave freely of her time and her resources to those she loved (or even liked) and … Continue reading

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What Comes After Flood?

It’s a while since I read the Bible but the answer to the question posed in the title of this post is probably pestilence, except in my case where it’s burglary. Yes on top of the flood my house has … Continue reading

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New Header

Those who have been on my page before will notice that I have a new header. It’s a shot of sky and clouds – with a twist. For me it is a shot of the world and humanity’s place in … Continue reading

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