The fear #1

A fictionalised account of a powercut, and the thoughts that might, or might not, go through a neurotic writer’s head. He was probably reading Saramago’s ‘Blindness’ or some sociopathic rant on the future of publishing at the time or perhaps had simply spent too long on Facebook. You decide.

Noises off

Three real-life aural scenes exploring the impact of sound on what we see.

Nutch content

Nonsense to clear the maths-based sinuses of consultancy work.

New shoes

Stick, twist or fold? The angst of the unproven writer. With apologies for navel-gazing and lack of tomfoolery.

Rejection song

Reminiscing about rejection songs, as I mark yet another step in becoming a writer – my first rejection letters from literary agents.


Aural hallucinations and the strange attraction of Mogwai for writers of dark, comic fiction. Contains tea.