Amazing Comet Images

These pictures taken of comet 67p are incredible. There's something very bleak and beautiful about them. Loads more incredible photos can be found here:¬†https://imagearchives.esac.esa.int/index.php?/category/59  

2001 Space Oddity

I came across a great version of Also Sprach Zarathustra, the song that has long been associated with Kubrick's film of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Maybe I should ask for directions?

Lost somewhere in the galaxy, a alien searches for a way back home...

Writer’s Gardens

Spring is in the air and I've become a bit obsessed about my garden.

Music Whilst Writing

What do you listen to when you write?

Inspiration from art

I love drawing inspiration from art, looking at the world's the artists created and finding my own stories from them.

Writing Fiction and Programming

A few years back I taught myself how to programme in Python and I'm always keen to find an excuse to use my coding. I've used Python a few different ways to help with my writing.

Writing Inspiration From Spurious Correlation

Hopefully, you are familiar with the phrase 'correlation does not prove causation.' Roughly speaking, this means that two things might appear to be linked and that perhaps one even causes the other but in reality they have nothing to do with one another.

What If You Could See Gravity?

I've been thinking about the recent detection of gravitational waves in the Ligo detector. As with so many things I read, whilst i'm in the midst of creating a story, I tend to see everything through the prism of that lens. Ideas are drawn to the world I create like a magnet. Given that they... Continue Reading →

What Would We Trade With Aliens?

I noticed this image on Reddit today, and it got me thinking about the whole system of colonialism. The man in the picture is Horatio Gordon Robley, sitting there with his collection of Mokomokai.

The Scent of Space

If you could smell space, what would it smell like?

Lightning Bolts Bigger Than the Milky Way

In case you haven't heard, scientists have discovered evidence for a cosmic jet with the energy of a trillion lightning bolts.

Abandoned Bottles

In one of my previous jobs I did a lot of woodland surveying. Out all day long with just the trees for company in remote patches of woodland.

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