Category Archives: reallife

The Eaters of Light Unreview

The Ninth Legion of the Roman Empire, last seen in the Netherlands, and Bill wants the Doctor to show her what happened. So, of course, they travel over to Scotland which is over 700 miles away from the Netherlands. What? … Continue reading

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Empress of Mars Unreview

Who is the Empress of Mars? Is she related to the Viceroy of Venus? Why are lyrics to punk songs written upon the surface of Mars? Will all be revealed or it is all a saddening bore? This is Mark … Continue reading

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The Pyramid at the End of the World Unreview

His name is Peter S. Harness Esquire and his name is Steven ‘Theodore’ Moffat and together they are Wyld Stallions! Oh, and when they aren’t on tour, they wrote this episode which is part two of what the fans are … Continue reading

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Dream of Cities

I often dream of cities, of wandering down roads and streets and alleys, looking at different buildings as I pass under their shadows. There are no people, at least not many, in my dreams. This is something I am thankful … Continue reading

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Mutiny on the Bus

Yes, yet another bus blog. This is a conversation that I overheard between a seven-year-old and what, I presume, was his mother. Might easily have been his granny though. “You’ve got your shoes on the wrong feet!” “No, I haven’t.” … Continue reading

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Short Story Discovery

I found a cache of short stories that I wrote 25 years ago. I was ten at the time. That awkward period between nine and eleven where existential dreads start roosting in your mind. So I wrote stories to help … Continue reading

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Love That Is Unbreakable

I have a problem with love and with the way it is depicted in the media. Or rather with it on the television. Maybe I just have a problem because I want love? Perhaps it is because nobody loves me? … Continue reading

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