Have you got your ticket to hell booked yet?

Racism is wrong. I just need to get that out there, before anyone gets confused.
Hating someone because of the colour of their skin or their religion is wrong. Unless their religion says you should torture animals or be a rapist. Then the religion is wrong.
But no religion says that.
But destroying history is wrong too. Continue reading


The car park. A short modern horror story.

I am, by wishful trade, a writer. But until I’m discovered as the greatest writer since Samuel Pepys and Terry Pratchett, I will post my work here, to you lovely and fabulous people!
I present a short fictional story for your eyes. Continue reading

It’s a god-awful small affair, and the world is poorer for it.

When I was about 6 or 7, my dad’s dad, grandad Ray, sat me down in front of a film to keep me entertained for an hour or so. And I never thanked him for showing me The Labyrinth. Continue reading

Sir Terry Pratchett. Gone but never forgotten.

When I was in secondary school, I was looking for a book to fill my lunch hour, so just a short one, only about 600 pages or so, and a weird one jumped out at me. It was the start of a beautiful and obsessive friendship. Today, I felt a loss I haven’t felt in years. Sir Terry Pratchett died today, and I genuinely had to fight the tears. I failed. Continue reading

Krokodil, Russia and other reasons to change the planet we live on. Mr Trick looks at a drug craze.

Right, sometimes drug addicts are pitiable. Rarely, but sometimes. Krokodil addicts, however, are morons of the highest and most ridiculous nature. I don’t pity them, I pity their fellow competitors for a Darwin award. Continue reading