Podcast

It’s Lit But Is It Funny?

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Over the last few months, I’ve been getting into podcasts. Not sure if this is a pandemic thing or a way-of-staying-sane-while-assembling-a-stupidly-complicated-polytunnel thing (don’t ask), but I really like the way you can carry a show around with you, bluetoothing it either to your headphones or the speakers in your office or even the car, picking […]

Archiepyedia

New Year’s Resolutions (or not)

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Well, we made it through 2020, so that’s something. However, it does mean that 2021 is the next thing on the agenda, so maybe I should come up with some resolutions. But then again, I’m not sure I’ve ever followed through on any that I’ve made in previous years, so maybe we should put that […]

Books read

What I Read… um… Whenever, Part One

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Oh God. The last one of these was back in March, when I was doing the books I read in February, so I guess that’s five months unaccounted for. But I wouldn’t get too excited, because the sad truth is that I read very few books during those five months from March to July. There […]

Merchandise

Merchandise!

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I very rarely let go of an idea, even if it takes years for it to come to fruition. This can be quite annoying if I’m trying to focus on something important, like the day job or promoting THE RIDDLE OF THE FRACTAL MONKS or writing BAD DAY IN MINSK. But sometimes external things happen […]

Real life

Nine Feet Apart (for Father’s Day)

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It was a solid, chunky piece of wooden furniture that had given many years of loyal service to the table tennis community of our town, but the time had come for it to retire and my father picked it up for a song. We just needed a net and a couple of bats and we […]

Archiepyedia

Archiepyedia!

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It struck me a couple of weeks ago that now that I have a series of books on the go, it might be a good time to revisit the Wickhampedia concept, for the benefit of three different groups of people…

The Riddle of the Fractal Monks

Publication Day!

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Nine books in, it still doesn’t get old. The day when your baby finally goes out into the big wide world is always special. As per usual, I think THE RIDDLE OF THE FRACTAL MONKS is my best one yet, and it’s certainly had some nice advance reviews on Goodreads, so it would be nice […]