Category Archives: Fantastical Takes of Occasional Oddness

6,000 year and counting…

An appropriate post to follow up on my questions about ‘reboots’. Fairytales have been told and retold far longer than we initially believed and have rich implications for the various cultures that were running into one another for thousands of years … Continue reading

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Have a GOTHIC Holiday!

Both my ebooks are now available. Are they a little odd? A little weird? A little, little? Yes. They are about 25 pages and are only available on Apple’s iBookstore. This stories are what happens in-between my ‘real’ projects. Something … Continue reading

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Fantastical Tales

When the cowboys reached the Pacific ocean after crossing the grassy plains and empty deserts, they had no choice but to saddle-up the dolphins. There can be no limits on where a cowboy wanders. Their sun-bronzed skin, tough as leather, sealed … Continue reading

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Episode 2: Short Story Thursday

It’s that time again. I warned you when I restarted the blogging engine for the autumn that I would be posting short stories that have nowhere else to go except the directory of no-one-is-ever-going-to-see-it. This one is a personal favorite … Continue reading

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Short Story Thursday…

I’m starting something new on my blog. I will be publishing short stories I have written. I mean, what else can you do with them? Sometimes they will appear with lavish illustrations (I can’t tell you how exited I am … Continue reading

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