Short Story – Puppet Master

Perched atop a battlement overlooking the primary target’s residence, the black-clad sniper brought the trinoculars up to his face and scanned the pitch-black courtyard far below.  There was nothing to see through the two regular lenses, and nothing to sense through the third psychic magnifier either, save for the fuzzy patch of friendly life coming … Continue reading Short Story – Puppet Master

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Short Story – Rat Race

Pearce twirled his umbrella as he paced across the mesh floor.  Far below him, millions of rats swarmed over everything, oblivious and uncaring about Pearce passing above.  Using a flashlight, Pearce peered through the floor, looking for a particular rat amongst the horde, one that had been causing trouble recently.  One of his colleagues walked … Continue reading Short Story – Rat Race

Don’t Be Surprised at #WannaCry – It was Inevitable

The end is nigh.  Or, more specifically, the end is nigh for those who have ignored the basics of a good, clean, and safe electronic life. Since Friday 10th May, a ransomware product called WannaCry(ptor) has spread around the world.  As of writing this, the first Monday morning has not occurred yet, and we all know … Continue reading Don’t Be Surprised at #WannaCry – It was Inevitable

Velma Grant – 17/09/29 to 15/04/16

My grandmother Velma Grant died on the 15th April 2016 from complications arising from colon cancer.  She was 86.  She was cremated on the 6th May 2016 at Westerleigh Crematorium outside of Bristol. Velma was the most cantankerous, hard-to-please, and emotionally-volatile person I’d ever met.  She could destroy the atmosphere in a room without saying … Continue reading Velma Grant – 17/09/29 to 15/04/16