Beyond the Sphere

Out of the Box

I’d gone into every grotty gin joint in town. And this last one is the grottiest. The singer, Devizes Wiltshire, normally not very good yet still the ultimate professional, has managed to get herself caught up in the… Read More


Sometimes it’s a good idea to suspend the notion of ‘reality’ and see what else comes along to take its place.


Sometimes delving beneath the surface can reveal unexpected surprises. A sunken boat, for example. Or an actual sea horse!

A Long Long Time Ago Just Before A History Making Decision

“Husband, what are you working on at such a late hour?” Ellimayee pointed to the scroll filled with hieroglyphs. “I’m going over the plans for the Great Spheres, my wife.” King Rabletop III explained. “As magnificent and grand… Read More

Reverence Ep.6: Ghost Town

The tree and bush-lined path led onto a large opening, beyond which stood a group of buildings. “Oooh… Skundersthorpe’s lovely!” declared Gemevere as she and Hempsty walked into the Village Square. “Such quairnt buildin’s, a well! Ah’ve alwes… Read More

The Beach

Elaine and I are at the beach today. Would anyone like to join us? All that fresh air and waves gently cascading upon the sandy shore, beneath crystal clear blue skies… most relaxing for a Sunday!

Space – There’s a lot of it! (9)

The double doors opened with a swish. The vast room ahead lit up brightly, causing Alnold to squint his eyes. Empty stalls stretched all the way to the far end of the room, and, laid out in rows,… Read More

The Tower

Through the dispersed whispers carried on many winds, are the victorious cries of queens and kings, the weathered echoes of epic battles and gentle sagas filled with tittle tattle.  The mountains groan through loneliness, ‘though surrounded by scenes… Read More

Twists Within the Ups and Downs

They say the first step is all it takes to launch the future of your dreams. They also say that first step is the hardest. It isn’t only steps into the future that prove difficult. Trying to get… Read More

Abandoned Lookout

I’ve just upgraded my Artrage program and doodled the above digital oil painting of an abandoned building that looks as though it is about to topple into the turbulent sea. I have no idea what the building is,… Read More

A Long Long Time Ago Miles From Anywhere

“Rimaykullayki!” waved the strangely garbed visitor as he approached King Rabletop III whilst doing his morning exercises. The king stared forward without uttering a word. “Rimaykullayki!” said the stranger again, not sure if Rabletop had heard him the… Read More

Reverence Ep.5: Road Trip

Æthelstan squirmed and fidgeted at his side of the carriage. Hempsty sat open legged in the centre as Katherine squirmed on the floor between them. Gemevere twisted her back on her portion of the seat, cracking a few… Read More