Recounting the days when this city boy went reluctantly rural, and the unsettling effects it had.
It's Halloween! Scare yourself silly with my collection of chilling tales
With Hallowe'en just 'round the corner, why not chill your bones with an nightmarish extract from my unpublished novel. - THE STORY SO FAR - Paul Gunney has been plagued with nightmares ever since he moved to the village of St. Arvans. A strange woman, Mr Jeavons, says she's a witch and has told him … Continue reading In your dreams no-one can hear you scream – A short story
- BRIEF ANALYSIS - Yesterday I presented a sci-fi short story, the day before an examination of story telling techniques and a verse from a poem. Continuing this trend of diversity, I turn my attention to the writings of Geoffrey of Monmouth. Geoffrey of Monmouth, best known for his Latin work The History of the … Continue reading Reading between the frequently derided lines of Geoffrey of Monmouth
- STRANGE BUT TRUE - South Wales has perhaps the most unusual and mysterious water features anywhere in the world. In every surviving version of Historia Britannum there is a list presenting Wonders of the World. The list is not always the same in each version but most of the wonders can be fairly easily … Continue reading The amazing water features and mysterious disappearing lakes of South Wales