The Girl from a Thousand Fathoms, Chapter 24 – Adoration & Terror

Chapter 24 – Adoration & Terror One floor from the top the lift halted. The doors opened and Smith looked out onto an open-plan office. Right in front of him several office workers, young and old, male and female, waited … Continue reading

Science for Fiction – Calling all UK SF Writers

The brilliant Science for Fiction event curated by Dr. David Clements at Imperial College London is back! Where else can you spend a day and a half with friendly NASA scientists, and university researchers  and professors talking about their work – … Continue reading

The Girl from a Thousand Fathoms, Chapter 23 – Alive, But Sleeping

Chapter 23 – Alive, But Sleeping There she was. Tim saw Foxy in the early evening light. There was something different about her and after a moment he realised she wore her hair over her shoulder in a great golden … Continue reading

Tesla Powerwall 2 – Full Winter Sun

I’ve been waiting for a couple of days of consecutive sunny weather and finally they arrived. The news was as good as i hoped it would be. There are several ways to show this, so lets start with Graph 1, … Continue reading

The Girl from a Thousand Fathoms, Chapter 22 – The Eunuch

Chapter 22 – The Eunuch Robbed, humiliated and threatened Asklepios wandered through Brighton heedless of direction. His fists involuntarily clenched and unclenched, impotent anger burned his insides. That woman had seen the pendant for what it was. Somehow she had … Continue reading

The Girl from a Thousand Fathoms, Chapter 21 – Kemp Street

Chapter 21 – Kemp Street ‘Log me in please,’ Persistent Smith boomed as he took a seat in the internet café. ‘I don’t like that bit.’ The chubby young man with a peach-fuzz beard smirked as he leant over the … Continue reading

The Girl from a Thousand Fathoms, Chapter 20 – Perfect Cover

Chapter 20 – Perfect Cover Troy Jarglebaum’s card lay on Tim’s desk front and centre. Tim looked at it with the same affection he would have for his own tombstone. His hand hovered over the phone. He picked the receiver … Continue reading

The Girl from a Thousand Fathoms, Chapter 19 – Red-Handed Thief

Chapter 19 – Red-Handed Thief Asklepios lay on Tim’s settee with the blanket pulled up to his chin and a glass of water on the carpet beside him. He mournfully rubbed his stomach. ‘I believe I have a small indigestion.’ … Continue reading

The Girl from a Thousand Fathoms, Chapter 18 – Ffwch

Chapter 18 – Ffwch Tim detoured past the local flower shop, bought a bunch of yellow and purple freesias and headed straight to Mrs Woosencraft’s house. Once again the front door was off the latch. He pushed it open and … Continue reading

Tesla Powerwall2 – One Month On

Having the Powerwall installed has made two things very obvious. First, just how much solar energy is available even on a short sunny winter day. And second, how much of that goes to waste with just a solar PV array. … Continue reading