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Lemonade Sea

If I was a pirate on the Lemonade Sea,

I’d find a ship that would really suit me:

Hull of lemon and teabag sails,

A crew of dapper, swashbuckling snails. 72 more words

Rhyming Story


I’ve long been a fan of the work of Richard Lester. Petulia, Juggernaut, Robin and Marian, Superman II, The Three Musketeers, and The Four Musketeers are films I adore, and I’ll admit to having a soft spot (mostly due to childhood nostalgia) for Superman III. 371 more words

Film Review

En Garde

A little something I started on the bus last night. Pencil sketch, colored quite successfully on photoshop, with the exception of his pants and his shako. 23 more words


Day 23: Captain O'Manly and me

That’s his name: O’Manly. And he’s a pirate. I know, right? But the prompt asks which of my characters I’d like to meet up with, and he immediately came to mind. 249 more words

Laura Hile

Traitor's Blade: A Book Review

It takes a lot for a book to make me laugh.  It’s probably the reason why I could never quite get into  Terry Prachett.  It’s not that I’m a humorless guy…at least, I don’t think I am.   612 more words


Book Review: Fletcher and the Mutineers

Fletcher and the Mutineers by John Drake

Published by Endeavour Press in July 2015

I was lucky enough to get a review copy of this for free, which naturally inclines my favour towards it… 315 more words

Book Review