Hi. Thanks for dropping by. If you've visited before you may note things look a bit different. If you are a new visitor, hey there and welcome to this note that exists mainly to explain that I've updated this site's look. Any new visitor will not care about this because you have never been here … Continue reading Changing things up
My writing resolutions kinda worked for 2015, so what the hey, the below will do for this next 12 months. Given that writing just involves me, but publication involves a myriad of other factors and people, I can only work on what I can personally control. And I can only control me. Well I say control. … Continue reading Writing Resolutions 2016
I've mentioned previously that I keep a database of publications and my writing, to show me when and where I've sent what stories (and the odd poem) and how long I've waited to hear back (sometimes forever). Apart from occasional lapses in data entry (almost) everything I've sent out over the past five years is there. … Continue reading Writing words is a numbers game
This is what some people thought about TV in 1976. I quote it because it speaks to me today and I suspect it may to others. You're television incarnate...Indifferent to suffering; insensitive to joy. All of life is reduced to the common rubble of banality. War, murder, death are all the same...And the daily business … Continue reading Dealing new illusions?
Personals and Positions Vacant Dream of working in law enforcement? The Administration seeks qualified deputies to combat crime in areas such as theft and squatting, while insuring public safety. Be prepared for long but rewarding hours. Uniform and horse supplied. Contact Nottingham Sheriff’s Dept for a PD. --------------------------------------------------------------------- Elderly gent, deer farmer and charity worker … Continue reading Random Variable Tabloidery 4#
Out and About in AD 33 A newcomer is causing a stir in marketplaces and moneylenders offices this week. Sporting sandals and a natty brown robe (this season’s new black) the bearded and fashionably thin visitor upturned tables and held impromptu speeches, attended by large but mostly peaceful crowds waving palm fronds. In a scoop, … Continue reading Random Historical Tabloidery 3#
‘Nothing To It’ Says Gautama After repeated press questions regarding the ultimate goal of his popular new doctrine, which is sweeping the nation, former prince Siddhartha proclaimed Nirvana can’t actually be spoken about and instead focused his latest speech on road safety with a talk entitled The Right Path. Next week he's expected to begin … Continue reading Snippets of Random Historical Tabloidery 2#
Don’t Do as the Romans Do: Sex/Drug Senators linked to death Rome is in mourning after the tragic death this March of our beloved ruler. Whilst Senator Brutus continues to head a high level enquiry into the death, we can reveal details leaked by an anonymous source placing key senators in the Forum at the … Continue reading Random Historical Tabloidery 1#