Aftermath current news

I tend to stay out of politics on social media, but sometimes it becomes too close and personal. Recent events reminded me of this short story I wrote in 2016. How little has changed in those intervening years despite this recently overheard conversation. ‘Is Ukraine in Europe?’ ‘Think so. Weren’t they in Eurovision a year …

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Paranoia Virus Part 3

The final part of the short story. A figment of my imagination, but truth can be stranger than fiction.   It was the first time a Code Red had been implemented, so it must be serious. It also meant with Geoff being away from the office Mandy wouldn’t be able to tell him about her discovery. …

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Earth Report

Steampunk definition: A genre of science fiction typically inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology.  I have adapted the original story as a reflection on the recent atrocities.   Aeons have passed since we had our first inkling of the existence of ‘Earth.’ Our technicians had worked out the mathematics, and in …

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