Invasion of the blob-type floaty thing

No, this is not a fictional piece. And it's not a review of some crappy 50's B-movie creature feature - although it is ultimately more scary. It's about the impending death of our oceans and the rise of the jellyfish, and after reading this you'll think the Creature From the Black Lagoon was about as scary … Continue reading Invasion of the blob-type floaty thing

A Drop in the Ocean…but it’s a start!

With so much depressing news concerning the environment and man's appetite for destruction hogging the headlines we need to grab hold of every scrap of good news we can, shout it from the rooftops, unfurl the banners and run naked through the streets gleefully singing Michael Jackson's "Heal the World." Okay, maybe not that last bit. … Continue reading A Drop in the Ocean…but it’s a start!

The Lie-in, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

A random piece inspired by a generally messed up weather situation.   I shivered beneath the covers, aware of the horned fellow with cloven hooves beside my bed. "Make it quick, foul demon..." I said, defiantly. "If it is to hell you wish to take me." The strange, little creature laughed. "I'm not the devil." … Continue reading The Lie-in, the Witch, and the Wardrobe