Short Story (Part 5 Finale): When The Tide Comes In

In our last installment Aphelia was downed and stranded in the no man's land of the battlefield where she encountered one of the enemy who showed her a strange mercy. Taking Theran's lifeless body with her, she finally reached the embattle company of soldiers who are waiting for the artillery barrage to open up an … Continue reading Short Story (Part 5 Finale): When The Tide Comes In

Short Story (Part 4): When The Tide Comes In

Part 4 coming in. Sorry for anyone waiting - doubly so because this is actually going to be the penultimate chapter. And I know that it's more than a touch unpolished. Ultimately it's more like getting ideas down for later. This story likely needs development in terms of plot and character, but as some would … Continue reading Short Story (Part 4): When The Tide Comes In

Covidoverload: Thoughts On Coronaconspiracies

The world is a bizarre place, filled with unknowable oddities and questionable realities, and adding to this is some of the strange posts that pop up from friends on things like Facebook. I've seen anti-vax Bill Gates stuff, the 5G effect with a side order of microchipping coming to a brain near you, the establishment's … Continue reading Covidoverload: Thoughts On Coronaconspiracies

Short Story: Like the Buzz of Crickets in High Summer

Ever wondered if the 3D printing an ancient Egyptian priest's vocal track to hear what he sounds like might be a bad idea? Me too.....According to the scientific report in Nature: Synthesis of a Vocal Sound from the 3,000 year old Mummy, Nesyamun:"Only those able to verbally confirm that they had led a virtuous life … Continue reading Short Story: Like the Buzz of Crickets in High Summer

Crumbs For Crow #4: Were You Ever Really Here?

With Or Without YouOh, how many times have you been caught thinking, "I wish I'd never been born?" It's like the motto of the civilised peon when confronted with their inevitable slavery, so cunning in its artifice that the chains are mere smoke and mirrors, a world of bread and circuses filled with sound and … Continue reading Crumbs For Crow #4: Were You Ever Really Here?