I guess even if you don’t live in the UK you’ll be aware we’re going through something of an upheaval called Brexit. Now, before I go any further I emphasise in this post I am […]
Who and what has influenced me as a writer?
I was asked what influenced me as writer recently. At first I thought it was an easy thing to answer. I’ve said before that Arthur C Clarke’s Childhood’s End is what got me hooked on […]
What’s wrong with a nice story?
The prompt for this post was a film I watched recently, Salmon fishing is the Yemen. I knew it had good crits and it’d been on my “to see” list for a long time. From […]
Artificial Intelligence – should we be worried?
There’s a lot in the media at the moment concerning Artificial Intelligence, some hailing it as the next industrial revolution, others as Armageddon waiting to happen. I know science fiction over the years has been […]
Science fiction – how it works
I have recently returned from a ski holiday. We’d just boarded the plane taxied out when they announced the need to have something checked. We taxied back and then were told there would be a […]