Shortly after I started writing fan-fic, I was given a desk – one that had been in my family home since I was a child. A rather battered but nonetheless elegant desk with brass handles on the drawers and enough space to take my collection of fountain pens and bottles of ink and all the other paraphernalia acquired over the years. Continue reading



A day that will live on in the minds of all those people who read Heinlein and other early sci-fi novels, and who probably watched Fireball XL5 and Thunderbirds  and who were eagerly awaiting the broadcast of the first episode of UFO.

Let’s look towards a landing on Mars. Continue reading