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You don’t LOOK ready

I have had reason to muse upon the comic-book movie.   I do read a few comics, but not many. I’m not going to claim to really know what I’m talking about, but here we go anyway.   It seems … Continue reading

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Pig-faced women

So, as it turns out, not all those skills acquired over a few years of drawing bears – both teddy and non-teddy – are instantly and usefully applicable to the representation of non-bear based figures. Once in a blue moon, … Continue reading

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Of import to the Entire World!

Why does no one mention the most important thing about the plot of Inception? It’s SO blatant and it’s never mentioned. Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘token’ doesn’t work. It can’t work. The idea of a token in the film is that it … Continue reading

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Black Mitten and the Haunted Nuts #4

Part 3 The door stood slightly ajar, held in place by a tangle of vines and leaves. Kali set her shoulder to the timber and shoved hard, opening the way enough to stroll through. She paused briefly to brush the … Continue reading

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Black Mitten and the Haunted Nuts

I am in work, when I should be under a duvet…and my boss isn’t even here to appreciate my supreme self-sacrifice. As a result, I have declared today to be a silly story day. I have no clue as to … Continue reading

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Ozymandias Awakes

Amongst my incarnations, occasionally there is some room for overlap. My work ran a competition to write short stories inspired by the synchrotron (that is the death ray at which I hench part-time). Below is my entry, which I am proud to … Continue reading

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B.W.N.N: 4

…you realise this isn’t a kids story, right?   Part 3][Part 5 I try to deny myself the pleasure of butchering the dead squirrels. That’s a bear I don’t want to be, but however hard I try, there’s always a … Continue reading

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B.W.N.N: 3

Part 2][Part 4 When I get inside, I find the ghost watching television. It takes a moment to realise that the program is, in fact, someone’s home-video playing from a rather pricey looking camera that is hooked up to the … Continue reading

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Poacher’s Folly

I’ve been known to write the odd story. In an attempt to make it look like I have something to post, I shall occasionally put up an old one here. They’re mostly ghostly tales and this one is no exception. … Continue reading

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B.W.N.N: 2

Part 1][Part 3   In lieu of hope, however, I’ll chase whatever I need right now. Right now, what I need is a large cup of irresponsibly strong coffee, a fag and a bacon butty. The all night garage down … Continue reading

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