Monthly Archives: February 2012

“The Harvesting of Jackson Cade” by Robert Davies

This story from Black Static #23 was the first appearance in the magazine of American writer Robert Davies, who was previously published in Interzone back in 2006. The story was the winner of a competition Black Static ran in conjunction … Continue reading

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Song for a Sunday #1

Instead of posting the occasional music video in an attempt to spread a little ‘culture’ and joy, I’ve decided to spring one on you each and every Sunday, mainly because this enables me to set up a post the day … Continue reading

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Your Love is King

So, Valentine’s Day, and not only did The Imaginary Girlfriend not send me a card for the first time in umpteen years but she didn’t reply to my text either (admittedly this was a slight improvement on the year I … Continue reading

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Dead Message Drop

It’s one of those occasions when I feel the need to keep my hand in at this blogging lark, but don’t have the time to do it properly, and so that means Pete fiction… This little ditty appeared in an … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Thursday Evening #3

ITEM: Double standards are not a male prerogative, as witness the lady friend of mine who pointed out that her jeans were so loose they were in danger of falling down because she had lost so much weight, and after … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Bout A Revolution

I should have blogged earlier in the day, but I spent most of the afternoon watching in gleeful wonder as the PR disaster that is workfare went down on the Tesco facebook page. I don’t think we’re quite ready for … Continue reading

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Queen/Soldier

I’m running late due to circumstances beyond my control (technology), and so instead of the written blog post I’d planned a rare moment of beauty courtesy of Suzanne Vega. He said I want to live as an honest man To … Continue reading

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