Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Blast From the Past

It all started with Allen Ashley. He wrote something called, I think, “The Thin Man’s Guide to Slipstream” and then I believe Paul Pinn responded with “The Fat Man’s Guide” (but I can’t recall what it was a guide to), … Continue reading

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Double D

Nope, not what you guys are thinking, if you’re thinking what I would be thinking in your position, but a double bill of Demi Moore films. Flawless (2007) Set in the 1960s, Demi stars as Laura Quinn, an American and … Continue reading

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Song for a Sunday #14

The other day somebody on Facebook was asking if writers were bands which band would they be, and the first name that ran through my head was Simple Minds. I also adore the video that goes with this song, not … Continue reading

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Time Capsules

I’ve been looking at the few interviews I’ve given over the years, with Michael Mitchell at The Nightmare Revue, with Colin Harvey at Suite 101 and extracts from an interview I did with Cory Harding at Midnight Street Extra. Each of them … Continue reading

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Filler Content #3

JUJU              The doll lay abandoned in the grass at the far end of the garden, a cheap thing made out of plastic and glass that the child had forgotten long ago.             Wound through its flaxen hair was a … Continue reading

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Late Thoughts on a Slow Wednesday #4

ITEM: So, one night last week at one o’clock in the morning I was on the phone talking to a female friend and the conversation somehow drifted into a competition to see who owned the most knickers/underpants. I pretty much never … Continue reading

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Sunday Night with Psychic Suzie

Well, psychic Annie and psychic Claire, as it so happens. Inspired by a passing remark made by The Imaginary Girlfriend about Derek Acorah, I decided to treat myself to a double bill of films featuring psychics. The Gift (2000) Annie … Continue reading

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