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Pigeon Variations - Ch 4 - Hero Grill Chef

The hotplate was vicious. Pyser had a shift with Phil one night. Phil was doing the usual. Two greasy wooden sticks to flip strips of chicken, pork, beef, fish, whatever the customers had given them in a bowl to cook.
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Pigeon Variations - Ch 1 - Control

There was this itching sensation swarming over Pyser. He knew something was wrong with him. It went under the skin. Into his blood stream.
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Fairground

“Passports,” said the man from behind a row of tables. We shuffled along. Farther back, by a wall, soldiers watched us going by, one by one. Their berets, khaki uniforms and Russian assault rifles clashed with our tie-die trousers, hats, bracelets and beads.
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Assassin in My Village Supermarket

Buying scotch eggs and a pint of milk in my village supermarket,
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The Places

I took a walk in the countryside yesterday
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Lovely poem, SJ. Evocative

Posted on Mon, 07 Jun 2021

Lovely poem, SJ. Evocative and moving. 

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His short stories are

Posted on Tue, 01 Jun 2021

His short stories are generally terrifc too. He wrote on speed and went mad at the end but there are some absolute crackers in there. 

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Check out A Scanner Darkly.

Posted on Tue, 01 Jun 2021

Check out A Scanner Darkly. That's probably his best, or The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch. To be fair, Androids isn't up there with those two. 

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Enjoyed it, P. 

Posted on Tue, 01 Jun 2021

Enjoyed it, P. 

One of my favourite films. I love 2049 too. Strangely, I was disparaging of 2049 the first time I watched but now I'm bowled over by it.

However, nothing quite beats that opening sequence of the original. 

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This tribute to Rutger Hauer

Posted on Tue, 01 Jun 2021

This tribute to Rutger Hauer’s performance in Blade Runner as the android, Roy Batty, is our Pick of the Day.

Here’s the link to the Tears in the Rain monologue: https://www.youtube.com...

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C G Jung as an adventurer. As

Posted on Mon, 03 May 2021

C G Jung as an adventurer. As ever, a pleasure to read. Love the old cinematic feel and tone. 

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Posted in Magic, Moonflower, Magic

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Wonderful poem. Some stunning

Posted on Mon, 26 Apr 2021

Wonderful poem. Some stunning turns of phrase here. 

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Posted in Bluebells

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Yep, good in the air. Bit

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

Yep, good in the air. Bit moody and inconsistent. However, we have Ivan-the-wonderkid breaking into the first team.  

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This made me roll up!

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

This made me roll up! Tarkovsky would be a tricky little midfielder, getting between the lines. 

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Nice imagery and a skilfully

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

Nice imagery and a skilfully controlled cadence..

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