Tag Archives: Doncaster Brewery & Tap

James and the Saucer of Vengeful Doom

This is a story I read last October at a horror night at the Doncaster Brewery & Tap, which was held by author Craig Hallam. It helps if you like “The Princess Bride”, as well as Halloween. Warning: Swearing; also, … Continue reading

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30 Years Amongst the Brits

Thirty years ago today, I was walking through Heathrow Airport, when I saw a policeman, and thought to myself, They really do wear those hats. Does Eng-a-land swing like a pendulum do? Do bobbies on bikes ride two by two? … Continue reading

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Tentacles Spotted in the Midwest!

More November fiction for you – an excerpt from my current work-in-progress A Yorkshireman in Ohio A man sat on a quiet bench in the small, fashionable suburb of Shaker’s Depths, a few miles outside the state capital. A long, … Continue reading

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27 Things to Do When Being Stared at by a Random Penguin

We’ve all been there. It’s early on a Thursday morning, and you’re typing an email to a friend about how the hell to do something on Goodreads. Or perhaps you’re contacting an artist, about some art. Because that’s where art … Continue reading

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Punking Up the Harbour

Some November flash fiction for you It’s cold, so cold. Plastic doesn’t float well, you see. Neither does brass: either kind. As a Yorkshire Steampunk, I know about brass. And I know it won’t save me, not now. Crumpets and … Continue reading

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