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Some thoughts on significant history - The Famine

The Irish Potato Famine. The Great Famine. The Great Hunger. An Gorta Mór. 1845 – 1849.

One is driven to exclaim, “O God, that bread should be so dear and human flesh so cheap.”

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The Once And Future Arthur

It wasn’t a conscious decision that both my stories in the anthology A Seeming Glass were based on reworkings of Arthurian legend. Neither could it said to be entirely coincidental. 1,615 more words

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Myths and Fairytales - Why oh why?

The world into which Homo Sapiens emerged 200,000 years ago was a pretty harsh place. Individual humans wouldn’t have been the strongest, or the quickest creatures in the world of the time. 911 more words

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Release Day! - A Seeming Glass

“O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!” / He chortled in his joy

Lewis Carroll – The Jabberwocky

It’s here! The launch date has arrived, and “A Seeming Glass” has been unleashed upon the witting and unwitting world(s). 219 more words

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Stealing the editor's chair

My co-editor JA Ironside has already given a fascinating account of the process of editing the anthology A Seeming Glass on her blog here, so I shan’t go over ground she has so ably covered. 984 more words

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“You’ve got to have a dream. If you don’t have a dream. How you gonna have a dream come true?” – Captain Sensible: Happy Talk… 727 more words

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New Treat for you all - from L Wilson


The release date of A Seeming Glass is approaching quickly. Not quickly enough for me, but that’s the nature of time. Always moving at the wrong pace. 138 more words

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