Author Archives: kolyma42

Notes on Predator and the State of the Blog

The astute among you will have noticed that this blog got reactivated a couple of weeks ago. Not that it ever got officially deactivated; it just slipped out of use, as blogs are wont to do. The decision not to … Continue reading

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Predator

I am a speck in a cloud. A machine of death.

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Sir Terry Pratchett: In Memoriam

How do you deal with the death of one of your literary heroes? Continue reading

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The Cactus

A short story for your perusal, conceived last week as part of my new drive to write more fiction. Enjoy. Stoic, the cactus sits on the windowsill. Its life is a paradox: bought as a house plant for someone who … Continue reading

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Breaking radio silence

Well…it’s been a while. A good, long while, in fact. This blog has been in limbo for the best part of half a year, and that’s not really on. The truth is, my writing landscape has changed a little over … Continue reading

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A Guide to Berlinerisch

Ian Farrell explores the origins and development of Berlinerisch – and shows us how to speak ‘like a local’… This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Slow Travel Berlin. The full version can be found here. Moving … Continue reading

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Books to travel with

So, this blog has been dormant for a little while, and I’m sorry about that. But there’s a good reason (or two). Firstly, the world cup has been on, so I’ve been spending a lot of time watching football and … Continue reading

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