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.

Fully Known – A reflection on dementia in the age of knowledge

My Nan and dementia Late last year, my Nan passed away. She was the last of my grandparents to go. First, her husband some 12 years previous, who was taken rather suddenly with pneumonia. Over the ensuing years my maternal grandparents both went by heart attack – my Grandad on the golf course; my Gran … More Fully Known – A reflection on dementia in the age of knowledge

Spring Rain: Hard copies and downloads now available from Bandcamp.com

While we try to deal with a few punctuation-related technical issues for online distribution of Spring Rain, the album is now available to stream, download or order as a hard copy from Bandcamp! I’m really pleased with the album and have been getting some great feedback from the Kickstarter supporters who have received their pre-release copies. … More Spring Rain: Hard copies and downloads now available from Bandcamp.com

Behind the songwriting process for ‘Spring Rain’ (with lyric video)

Behind the scenes It might be erroneous to advertise that I can give a full behind-the-scenes tour of the writing of this song, as frankly it has been a couple of years since its genesis, and I can’t remember much of how it started. I don’t know which part was the first idea to come. … More Behind the songwriting process for ‘Spring Rain’ (with lyric video)