Instructions for processing a film negative, plus how to read the Old Testament

I don’t really know much about it, having grown up in the era of point-and-shoot, take-as-many-as-you-want digital photography. A child of the 90s, the closest I got was taking a roll of film to the Kodak shop where we lived to get it processed. But we never saw how it was done. Roughly, in the … More Instructions for processing a film negative, plus how to read the Old Testament

A Song For Times Of Fear – new music video released for ‘Still Small Voice’

I wrote this song a couple of years ago, but it might be more relevant now than ever. As it was, for quite some time I’ve had footage lying around of me playing and singing ‘Still Small Voice’, so could have released this video at any point; but, well, now seems timely. ‘Where the air … More A Song For Times Of Fear – new music video released for ‘Still Small Voice’

Lyric video for Holy Overshadowing with brand new artwork

It’s been seven years since I co-wrote a song with Graham Kendrick, and it has been a wonderful experience to see how far-reaching this song has become. It has been heard in places I haven’t visited and sung in languages I don’t know. I will always be grateful to God for this. It has also … More Lyric video for Holy Overshadowing with brand new artwork

What Became of Cylandria, a short story – Part 3 (conclusion)

[Read Part 1 here] [Read Part 2 here] Sometimes, when it’s night time and I just need to think, I’ll leave the lights off in the lab. Let the glow of the emergency exit sign guide me; the corridor light that spills through the window, the 60Hz pulse of the computer monitors, the night light … More What Became of Cylandria, a short story – Part 3 (conclusion)

What Became of Cylandria, a short story – Part 2

[Read Part 1 here] Sophia took me out for drinks and backgammon one evening shortly before her stint with me came to an end just under a year ago. “We have had another letter from the Centre of Scientific Enquiry,” she began, raising her eyebrows. (She said ‘of’ but I knew she meant ‘for’; her … More What Became of Cylandria, a short story – Part 2

What Became of Cylandria, a short story – Part 1

Or, how to create a world in ~44,000 hours I made a world last month. Or, more accurately, following >44,000 hours in the lab, I concluded my final experiment last month. 44,000 hours ought to be enough to achieve something as great as planetary creation. I seem to have become a little distant from some … More What Became of Cylandria, a short story – Part 1

The Scarecrow (Poem)

Darkened sky,Barren hill –Bloody field,Deathly still.Circling cryRings the sky,High aboveThe scarecrow. Hanging head,Flapping wind,Tortured mouth –Weight of sin.All who passLaugh at him,Passing byThe scarecrow. Limp in limb.Heavy eyesDrooping, seeAll that lies.Not a word,Not a sound –MercifulThe scarecrow.