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Faux headlines, 31/05/19


From a five-star review of my recent book, The Narwhallama: “A fast paced story with one surprise after another. A fine mystery. Characters were kind and brave and selfish and cruel and surprising! I loved this story.”

From the readers’ comments on my Write Practice Spring Contest-winning short story, The Porthole: “a well deserved winner. Your imagination should be tapped for originality;” “The shifts and turns in your story is intriguing, again well deserved- fantastic story!”

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Ok so alongside never reading social media comments or watching tv news I must now also not look at twitter trending items. Why? Because it erodes my hope that one day we can all get along and, you know, save the only planet we've got.

1854 the two giant figures depicting the Egyptian pharaoh Rameses II, copied from the temple at Abu Simbel, in the Tropical transept at the north end of the Crystal Palace Sydenham Hill, Bromley and after fire the twisted remains 1866 EHA


There are places where the binding of the world seems weaker. Places of high strangeness. Places where worlds become a salt-meets-sea blur. Where people get lost, where signals from elsewhere become strong. Hookland is one of them.

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