When in the countryside with rural folk, which is a surprising amount for a city boy like me, what I want to ask is “How come you’re not so bored that you just kill yourself?”. But I’ve learnt from...
November 06 2015
Exorcising Colonial Ghosts
This is a competition entry that, for a number of reasons, I failed to make the deadline for. I cannibalised some lines from other india things I wrote. I like how tight this is, normally I...
June 29 2015
The Post-Real World
Yes I'm blogging again - don't make a big deal out of it
I’m sitting in a cattle shed bar looking out on a blue green sea that is still vivid through the mist. I suspect its the same mist that...
June 29 2015
Making Plans For Sigil – an intro to some of the ideas my mind holds
An intro to an abandoned project that I got bored with. Liked this bit of writing though, so sticking it here for prosperity.
Magic works, the lot, tarot cards, spells, funny hats, all of...
June 15 2013
The Pass Notes From a Lifetime of Stumbles Vol: 1
I've climbed out on the roof again, the neighbours are getting as full of a dose ofa change is gonna come as my ancient Sony speakers can kick out. I've drank a few beers and the sun is doing that...
June 09 2013
Elf Reforms – an interview with an Otherkin
This is from Dirty Bristow, a now dormant magazine I was co-editor and publisher of. The articles are slowly making their way online. I can't find the name of the artist that did the gorgeous...
May 28 2013
That Grim EEC Hag – the last thing I have to say about that.
The dead don't deserve respect, hell, they don't even want it. They don't care, they're dead. They don't want pity, piousness, or pretense.
The only thing we have to offer the dead that...
April 17 2013
My Best Mans Speech
Being best man at Jon Bounds wedding has been eating a whole bunch of time recently so not a lot of time spent writing – I got something coming in May's Area Magazine that I will plug on my twitter...
February 26 2013
People Are Strange… Faces Look Ugly
(pic not at all related)
To talk about Wolverhampton and inbreeding is a hack's joke, a big town gag on smaller nearby towns the world over. But as I sit here there is no escaping that...
February 01 2013
Fucked Up at The Rainbow
(this was a review I did in november that never found a home – I dont think, correct me if you've seen it before)
Anything short of stunning and the name 'Fucked Up' would be a spindly...
January 25 2013