RIP Chas Hodges 1943 – 2018

A bit late on this but RIP to Chas Hodges of Chas and Dave. Much derided but they did put out some genuine classics. And Snooker Loopy, which in my humble opinion is actually pretty good. Anyway, hope there’s a…

Insolvable

You want a declaration an admission that the insolvable that you caught sight of is my folly not my fact A figment of my fantasy not a condition of my existence How much easier it would be to talk around…

Out There

Camberwell Green
A land where the pub tribute beats the original and the original is a bit too much Where the Other is fine when far away and terrifying in close proximity Where the drink is necessary but never natural and taken…

Fixtures

She became my boiler, me her leaky tap. We passed daily, reminding each other that we each existed with small moments of mutual irritation. Attention beyond that was limited to the bare necessities that we imagined were maintenance enough. In…

I Confess

Lady Justice Licensed for modification and use
I confess. I admit to it all. No excuses, no explanations, no defence. I killed them. I walked down the line, I put my gun to their heads, I pulled the trigger, they died. No one else was involved, no…

LaikaRevolution.com

While the writing piles up in a dark corner (one novel, one novella – both good to go sooner or later) I’ve been getting distracted by other, shiny objects. T-shirts especially as I’ve started releasing some of my own, original,…

Breaking the Silence

Two Tone the Cat - Post Apocalyptic Bastard
Been a while since I posted anything up here. Been a while since I wrote anything in fact, anything worth sharing at any rate. Just over a year ago now I was in Nepal finishing up a novel. A novel…

More Drawings

Few more pictures from my latest, er, style? Obsession? Repetitive hand movements? I dunno… More over on Instagram.

Two Sides of Journalism

Journalism
Journalism at the moment seems to be, in some quarters, at the height of its nihilistic pessimism. Social Media, routinely derided as a den of fake news, propaganda and echo chamber self-confirmation, is still undermining the traditional institutions of the…