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By Scott Bailey ⓒ 2017 I anticipateThe dissipationOf the allThe scatteringOf goalsThe rise of dreamsTo rideUpon the mistsTo be blownUpon the windsTo resideIn cloudsAnd hideIn treesTo sleepIn earthDrink waterSup sunlightWeep rainAnd sigh Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh on

General, Review


December 2015 saw the release of The Force Awakens and introduced the mainstream world to the word starkiller. 2016 seems to have taken the concept to heart.

Fantasy Fiction, Fiction, Review, Science Fiction, Television, Writing

Game of Thrones – the Payoff

Last season (Season 5), I was getting more and more worried about Game of Thrones. Sure I loved it kept me gripped and on the edge of my seat - wanting the next episode to come as quickly as possible. But that in a way was my worry. Most of that tension came from the sudden… Continue reading Game of Thrones – the Payoff

General, Work


Driving home from work tonight I ended up behind a Range Rover Evoque This was my view. All I could think was - it looks like a Stormtroopers arse. Quickly followed by Oh God! I am turning into Jeremy Clarkson!  

Fiction, Film, Review, Science Fiction

Audible Pleasure – Dune and Dune Messiah

As mentioned in my last post, I have just finished listening to the Audible version of Dune Messiah. I was reluctant to try Audible - but overall I would say it's been positive. The main advantage has been a gain in "reading" time. I have more and more trouble finding time to read these days… Continue reading Audible Pleasure – Dune and Dune Messiah


Father’s Day

Well after the spending yesterday stressed in shops and garages (and watching naked bike rides!) we were determined to have a more relaxed day today. It started as I woke to find Alexander (who woke up hours before us) had collected all his soft toys and stacked them on me! He had also managed to… Continue reading Father’s Day