What a load of rubbish!

This may be a bit harsh on myself but I am just starting out on first draft of Apostle. And what I can’t get my head round is why is this first draft nowhere near the quality of what I would like the finished article to be? I mean it’s still my brain, right? Still…

APOSTLE – Caution! Work in progress

Power is in the wrong hands. But no one can do anything about it. 2,000 years of history is about to repeat itself in the space of nine months. Justin Hoffman is going to be framed for murder; close friends are going to die; Darnley is going to come out of retirement in an attempt…

Where journeys begin

I love this picture of Farragut North Metro Station in Washington DC. Much of the Metro line uses these ‘coffered’ ceilings which look fantastic. I am immersing myself in the virtual city as I try to get hold of every angle I can on the corner of I & 17th Street. This is close to…

It’s all in the numbers

There’s so much I could write about as far as historical patterns in numbers are concerned. We all know the superstitions that abound around the number 13 but it’s even more interesting to look around the incidences of 1+1+1. For example, the number 11 has very interesting recurrences and things get even more interesting when…

Explosive conspiracy

It is well known that a plot (possibly with the support of senior Jesuits in England at the time) to assassinate the protestant King James I, who had taken a particularly hard line against the Catholic faith, failed in 1605. Here in the UK we remember this failure every year by burning an effigy of…

The world run by one street…

…and sorted within a few months. I do keep harking back to 1947 a lot. The US did seem to get their ducks in a row when their 33rd President took office. Latest thing I have noticed from this year is the formation of the IMF. They of course work in tandem with the World…