Monthly Archives: September 2013


I have reached that stage in sleep deprivation where you just eat all the time. I don’t think it’s because I’m unusually hungry, my body is just desperately hunting to an alternative energy source. It doesn’t understand why I won’t … Continue reading

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A Face By Any Other Name

Do you ever find yourself walking down a street or sitting in a pub somewhere and suddenly look round to see somebody who looks exactly like a character you have written? It’s an eerie sensation. As Hector of the ‘History … Continue reading

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“I am very nervous,” began D. Bessas on Monday, before the International Conference for the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect 2013, Opatija, “because I stand before Mössbauer spectrometers” [scary, methinks, in and of itself] “and I will not talk about … Continue reading

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