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Long time readers will be familiar with my perennial writing humblebrag, to whit: I am an Olympic-standard procrastinator. All false modesty aside, I could stall for my country. My whole planet, even. If the aliens invading Earth turn out to … Continue reading
In a grimy Soho bar in November 1975, nobody recognised her when the heir to the Empire of Albion walked in. As a human-saurian hybrid fashionably dressed in nearly-shredded jeans and a tartan waistcoat, she drew no particular attention. She … Continue reading
Everyone has ghosts. All of us are haunted. Everyone has demons. Our secrets wait to strike. Everyone’s a vampire. Our desires destroy the ones we love. Everyone’s a werewolf. We all have that other side. – All of Us are … Continue reading
When Ophelia Vernon’s latest absence eventually exhausted her manager’s patience for bleeding money into studio hire fees, he sent Gina the keyboardist to look for her. Though new to the band and younger than the rest, she was sharp enough … Continue reading
October Music Every Halloween, Bernie Flinders plays music to quiet her ghosts. When the evening’s stream of costumed children dissipates to a trickle, she snuffs the candles in the jack-o’-lanterns, sets the remnant candy in a bowl on the porch, … Continue reading