Tag Archives: a very short history of life on earth


I really can’t believe it. I’ve been writing books for thirty years, but have never seen the anticipation that’s buzzing around my fifthforthcoming tome, A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth. When a book of mine is published, it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Writing & Reading | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment


As I am sure you both know, I have been hard at work on a book. Refractory ‘t’s have yet to be crossed and the final recalcitrant ‘i’s dotted, but time waits for no-one, and as the remorseless schedules of … Continue reading

Posted in Writing & Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bhooq


Being the contrarian that I am, I shall defy convention by saying that 2020 has been a year that’ll stand in the anals annals tale of years as historical and transformative, for good reasons as well as bad. True, millions … Continue reading

Posted in Apparitions, Domesticrox, Politicrox, Science Fiction, Science Is Vital, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Mmxxery


I’ve been writing books since my twenties. In fact, I have been working on one book or another almost constantly since I finished my first — which was my doctorate thesis, resting unread in a dusty vault in Cambridge. Notwithstanding … Continue reading

Posted in Writing & Reading | Tagged , , | 2 Comments