Here is an account of the life of Simon Magus, also called Simon the Magician and Simon the Sorcerer for though he lived long ago his influence for good or for bad is still felt in our time. Simon, it is said, was a practictioner of magic, a summoner of demons and spirits, an alchemist … More Story – Simon the Magus
Another short story. When the house-removal men arrived on the Friday morning they found what they had expected – practically nothing. Just some basic furniture, a battered old camp-bed, an ancient TV, some bits of crockery and cutlery in the kitchen. Not much more. The body and the clothes had already gone of course along … More Story – Nothing of Value
My Dear Sirs, Your esteemed publication recently prevailed upon me to write a little something of the history of St Fartsby’s Academy and by the grace of God and with suitable wind in my sails I shall do so, hoping these aging hands and dare one say, cheeks, are up to the challenge you have … More Wind and Wisdom
This is something I’ve meant to write for quite a while. I’m no comics expert, just someone interested in the subject so if there are any errors here, they are mine alone. Thanks to the ever-helpful Wikipedia pages plus various online sources for their help in compiling this information. Comics are a rich source of … More The Ages of Comics – A Four Part Saga
A rewrite of sorts of Dante’s Inferno. For some, hell is only temporary. For others – perhaps not! First Quarter Level One – The Mentally Lazy / Indolent The Wilfully Ignorant / Those who refused to think for themselves – Subjected to classes / lectures until they become more intellectually curious Gravy-Train Riders / Time-serving … More Dante Reimagined
Pretty self-explanatory. A list of every use of the sonic screwdriver in the original series of Doctor Who. Enjoy! Second Doctor Fury From the Deep – Opening a pipeline inspection hatch. First onscreen use. The Dominators – Cutting through a section of wall (as a blow-torch) The War Games – As a conventional screwdriver (on a … More Who’d Have Sonic?
I want you but I am not in love with you, I haven’t even visited you yet But I know you are there You can offer me the world or so you say, But you know I do not want it, You can offer me sweet relief or so you claim, And you know its … More Poem – Cut