Category: The View from the Nook

Rabbit holes, Heroes and Bunkers

Rabbit holes, Heroes and Bunkers

Not a strange, new Role Playing Game…. Not fantasy related today but just an observation regarding connections. Or as Douglas Adams’ Holistic Detective, Dirk Gently, would put it: ‘the interconnectedness of all things.’ For an inquisitive mind, the fascinating thing about the internet is not only the number of rabbit holes you end up in, …

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April showers bring May flowers.

April showers bring May flowers.

All that hard work in April has paid off – and whilst the results aren’t pastures overflowing from Dragonthorn or Blessed Thistle, Athelas or Elanor, or even a Triffid just yet, the little show of buds is rewarding enough. Mighty oaks from small acorns grow, and all that…. The main news, the big news, the …

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Welcome to my World(s).

Welcome to my World(s).

or how and why…. I can’t remember the exact date when I started writing the Maingard Chronicles, but it was sometime in 2012 when I first put digital letter on digital page. But Bex’s story started years before then. She was a character I played in an MMO game during the early 2000s. An ordinary …

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A Passing…

A Passing…

“Aujourd’hui, maman est morte.” Mother died today. So starts Albert Camus’s “L’Etranger“, and also this post. Except it wasn’t today but 24th November 2020, and this is only the second time since that I’ve acknowledged it. I hadn’t even acknowledged it during the service, a strange event in COVID times – beautiful and elegant as …

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