Where to begin? If I go right back to my very early teens I remember developing a great interest and fascination with Irish and Egyptian mythology. While the latter was more in the context of archaeological interest, the former held a deeper attraction for me. I was reading The Táin about the same time aContinue reading “To Mega Therion (and beyond!)”
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I most definitely neglect repeated opportunities to add news and thoughts on here, so this coming week I’m going to write all about my pagan / heathen / occult life before, during, and after my career in the Royal Ulster Constabulary and the Police Service of Northern Ireland. I bring facets of my musical tastesContinue reading “Quick Update”
Blue Lights: PSNI Police Procedural TV Drama. How realistic is it?
Using this opportunity to have a break, of sorts, from specific topics which I’d encountered throughout my RUC / PSNI career. Instead, I’m looking at the recent BBC TV drama Blue Lights, a drama based on frontline policing in the PSNI.
My Old Goodreads Page
Completely forgot I’d created a Goodreads page aeons ago! Don’t really know if there’s any point updating it? I kind of write something, become enthused about it for a while, then lose interest and it drifts over the edge of my consciousness and away.
FREE EBOOK DOWNLOAD
From 7th July (PST) to midnight on 8th July (PST) my novel in eBook form is free to download. Please consider giving feedback if you do read it, I’d be really grateful to know readers’ thoughts, especially on the aspect of Mithranism as the main religion of the novel. Access below:
STRAY BULLETS EPISODE SEVEN The Gulf In The Eye Of The Other In this episode I recount a sniper attack upon a joint army / RUC foot patrol in West Belfast. To better relate the incident I have characterised both state and non-state actors. I have also used a narrative framework to provide a clearerContinue reading “￼￼”
The Sun is Open By Gail McConnell Published by Penned in the Margins In 1984 the author’s father was murdered by the Provisional Irish Republican Army outside his home. The author, who was three years old at the time, was witness to her father’s brutal slaying. The author kept a ‘Dad Box’: cuttings and fragmentsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW”
STRAY BULLETS PODCAST
I’ve started recording a podcast about my experiences during the Northern Ireland Troubles. From all the positive feedback I hope to have ‘hit my stride’ with the third episode – The Dialogue of Shadows.
The Apotheosis of Assassins
There’s no greater act of liberation than dying a death so grand to free one’s native land.
The Wonder of an Eye
Silver beads green mercury of summer rain bristling light rounding sky into the wonder of an eye.