Neil

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Father of three (but you can only see two), writer, digital boffin, reader, geek and probably some other stuff. Trapped behind a keyboard or chasing around after a four year old and a baby, somewhere in Wales.

Box

Box: A Tale of Draco The DragonBy Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his sixth birthday. Sit down. No, here on the grass, next to me. Don’t get too close to the cliff edge. We’re in the darkest part of the night and I don’t want you to fall. You’re right. […]

Six

Bridgend, South Wales 23rd April, 2019 Dear Ziggy, This year I find myself uncertain what to write to you. You should be six. You are six? We try every year to make this time quiet for us so we can reflect, think about you and – in some way – […]

New Release: Paint

I’m pleased to announce the release of a new original short story. Paint is a dark contemporary fantasy and is exclusive to Amazon. I’m really excited to get this story out into the world as the first commercial release of new fiction I’ve made for a while (Stone being a […]

2018 Round Up

The end of the year is nigh. Yes, folks, this is another one of those obligatory end-of-year round-up posts. I’ll keep it as brief as I can. I made a conscious effort this year to try to squeeze the pips out of the time and so I’m pretty pleased with […]

I just feel like running.

Tomorrow I am running in the Barry Island 10k. This is the second 10K of the year after my dismal (but enjoyable) Cardiff Bay 10k in April where my feet were held together with tape and I was out of shape. My aim is to beat that time (1hr 18m) […]

Oubliette

Oubliette: A Tale of Draco The Dragon By Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his fifth birthday. We, a pair of apes, are sitting on a shell of rock, heated by molten metal, spinning round a flaming ball of gas, being flung through the universe at four hundred and ninety thousand […]