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Dear Ziggy, Happy birthday. I’m so sorry we can’t be together today and I can’t quite believe it has been a year since I held you. Sometimes, it feels like it was only a moment ago and if I step through the nearest door I will be back in that […]


As I stare around the detritus in here, I wonder that it’s been allowed to get this bad: Honestly, there’s dust over everything, half moth-eaten flash fiction in the doorway, bad satire clogging up the pipes and the electrics are fluttering like the wiring in my creaky old house were […]


Just a quick note to say that I will be attending Fantasycon, in Brighton, this weekend. I’ll be there from Friday evening until Sunday morning but won’t be doing any panels. If you see me in the bar or out and about, please do say hello. If I seem quiet, […]

Scrapbook: Burton

I’m putting this here so I can find it again and as a reminder. I have always been a Burton fan from the moment I understood that the voice of the narrator on Jeff Wayne’s brilliant musical version of War of the Worlds was his. Listening to Bragg’s revealing Radio […]