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The Weaver

I decided to have a little bit of fun recently. It was inspired, largely, by a collection of playing-card sized portraits of characters that are part of a Role Playing Game I run. 420 more words


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As time passed we that were left became less than pleasant. Not just bad company for the lack of edifying conversation, but the smell and look of us.

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The insistent idea

A good idea is insistent, it just keeps knocking on the door.

Graham Linehan, co writer of Father Ted

I stuck my iPod on at random the other day and was surprised to find I was listening to a podcast I didn’t even remember downloading.

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The beginning, or the end?

Being married to someone you just about get on with is easy. But if life was all about easy, what would be the point of it? 85 more words



Dear Friends, are you all ready to duck? The champagne corks are ready to pop! It’s time to celebrate! I have completed the first draft of my novel!   540 more words


And then I had to go to Prison

And then I had to go to prison in London.  I was beginning to develop an unhealthy disdain for the capital and then I was given two months in one of its bellies.  2,045 more words

Update on The Whitehaired Shooter...

Been working steadily on the first revision of The Whitehaired Shooter.  The first draft was all narrative and bits of dialogue. Pretty much pure “telling.”  I just got the story out, and like it.  209 more words

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