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Review : Ghosts on the Shore, Paul Scraton

Note: Not so much a review, as a personal response to Paul Scraton’s thought provoking writing to the places and history he experiences along the Baltic coast. Paul has written an important book about the history of a coast line which feels symbolic of human history and the human condition. Reminding us of the importance […]

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Review : The National Fraud, Richard Pierce

I mentioned in Invisible that “the celebration of the joy of being an individual, of living and being responsible for yourself, of awakening to this is now” was often in the form of a book review. The National Fraud: a political allegory by Richard Pierce is certainly about awakening to now and deservedly my first review […]

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Living Room Stories

Living Room Stories Update

Living Room Stories was released as a handmade limited edition. Due to the popularity of the first edition, a second edition was released. There are handmade copies of the second edition still available to buy. I think the handmade format suit these stories the best, as such I have removed the kindle edition. Partly because […]

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tearing at thoughts Second Edition

The second edition of tearing at thoughts is now available. It’s been over three years since the limited edition sold out and an explanation for this, as well as a piece setting the context for tearing at thoughts is included in the second edition. When tearing at thoughts was published by 79 rat press as […]

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Visible, Visible

We can’t escape our lives. During my invisible grief it can feel as if I am not living, that I am just stuck and my life is waiting to start again. Partly because the grief can be a knockout punch and partly because I am not honouring my grief or myself. Instead I try to […]

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Visible, Invisible

It was as if life continued around me, around us, but we were stuck in this no-children land, as if we had slipped into another world, fading. Daily, it felt like a fight to be, it became automatic just to function. I dragged myself out running, for peace, for anger, for something to do, to […]

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Invisible

I first started Decoding Static when I was working on a novel, with the working title, Deception. Deception is still important to me and the novel is still bubbling away inside of me. The current social political climate of false news, claims and propaganda hints at the relevance of Deception, more so the demand for […]

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