I feel prompted to write again on this subject following the claim that that there is another variant on the loose, given the name Omicrom, following the apparently silent disappearance of Delta. The mainstream narrative is that Covid-19 is an international threat to life. This was stated as early back as February 2020 when the … Continue reading Covid-19: Something is not adding up!
It is essential for any piece of imaginative fiction that such a world should possess a kernel of realism at its heart.
A year ago, frontline medical staff were praised as heroes in their response to the Covid-19 pandemic, today those people in healthcare who choose not to have the Covid-19 vaccination are vilified as public health criminals.
The regurgitation of Star Wars by Disney and the failure to live up to the promise of the recent Star Trek movies provoked a response; I decided to write my own science fiction epic.
It is easy for even the most cynical of people to make a donation to a charity and feel good about it.
I have been busy of late, but not everything that has occupied my time has been related to either writing or any of the other things that I am interested in.
There is a simple honesty about the above statement. Another way of putting it is that stupidity always reveals itself, because it does. Facebook can be stupid too.
If you enjoy Shakespeare, then the Globe Theatre is a delightful venue to watch his plays.
I found it rather difficult to empathise with the protagonist, Philip Carey. This made getting to the end of a rather long novel somewhat tedious, but I persevered. I am not sure if it was worth the effort even though this book is considered to be Maugham's masterpiece. Carey is not the kind of person … Continue reading Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham
London is a city that we have come to love.