Odds and Sods

An unusually chatty post featuring a potentially endangered brood of moorhens, the Irish Referendum results, the Duck Principle, and some odds and sods about writing and platform building. Not one you want to miss. … More Odds and Sods

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The Teachers, The Wizard, and Why Our Children Should Be Allowed to Read Fiction

Recently, an article popped up, written by a lady in defense of why she doesn’t allow her children to read fiction. Part of her argument was that it isn’t true therefore it is a lie and God commands us not to lie, but perhaps it’s possible that fiction is often truer than we can bear to be out loud. … More The Teachers, The Wizard, and Why Our Children Should Be Allowed to Read Fiction

The Cult of Light

Just for fun, I recently wrote this short sort-of-story. I’m not usually into crime and detective writing but who knows, it was enjoyable enough that something might come of it one day. Enjoy.