There are many reasons for somebody to find themselves on a bridge. Perhaps they can’t swim and need some way to cross a river. Perhaps they can swim but they’d really rather not, because it’s just too late in the afternoon for that sort of thing. Maybe they can swim and they want to swim, but they have a job to do and they simply don’t have the time to waste. These are all very valid reasons to find somebody on a bridge, reasons that might apply to many different people. These reasons do not apply to Sam Hester, however.Read more "Sam’s on a bridge"
My loyal fans (of which there are none, of course) may have noticed a pretty big drop in quality over the past couple of weeks. I’ve started writing once a week instead of three times, which should give me more time to focus on each piece, but the truth is a lot’s going on in […]Read more "Things are bad :("
A (possibly) weekly presentation of badly researched and (in my opinion) peculiar facts (if they can really be called facts, which they can’t), stories (retold by me, only worse), or news (which will all be old and no longer interesting). This week, yesterdays future, today!Read more "Weird World: Yesterdays future, today!"
A (maybe) weekly presentation of badly researched and (in my opinion) peculiar facts (if they can really be called facts, which they can’t), stories (retold by me, only worse), or news (which will all be old and no longer interesting). This week, the story of the Hopkinsville Goblins!Read more "Peculiar Planet – The Hopkinsville Goblins"
There was once upon a time a boy who loved Christmas, and he loved it more than life itself. He loved the snow, and he loved the presents, and he loved the cosy warm fire that his grandma always kept alight through the winter months. But the thing about Christmas that he loved the most, and the thing that was, in fact, the little boy’s most favourite thing in all the world, was the North Pole sky.Read more "The North Pole Tunnel – A Family Fable"
I wish I was alive in the 80s. Or at least, I wish I was alive in the world of those 80s films, so knowing and righteous in their manifestations of teen problems.Read more "The Breakfast Club"
It’s not because of the big things,
Although they don’t help.
It’s because of the static, unmoving rigidity
Of her will
And her ire
And her farce.Read more "I remember now, why I hate my sister"