If dragons evolved

I’ve mentioned before that I’m a science-geek. While there are numerous topics in the sciences that fascinate me, biology and physics are the ones that seem to be able to hold my rapt attention for the longest times. Evolution especially is a fascinating...

WWJVD- What Would Jules Verne Do

Like a lot of other people before me, I got interested in science fiction because of Jules Verne. When I was little my dad had a book with Verne’s biggest stories (you know the ones; Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in Eighty Days, etc)...

Dear Dolores, Dear Abner

Dear Dolores, I know it has been 37 years since I have been in touch. No doubt you have been following my exploits in the papers. When I left I said to you, I’d bring the world to your feet one day and I’m ready to do that now. Any time you’re ready,...

Pawning off the future

I’m a bit of a science geek. For me, just knowing that there’s a fish that can climb up a straight cliff as long as there’s even a thin film of water or the fact that we are all made of stardust is enough to cause delighted squealing. Unfortunately I lack the...

Running late

I’m totally running late today because I got stuck playing Gears of War (Yes, the first one. We’re doing a replay before the third one is released) instead of doing writerly type stuff. So instead of a real post, today I will share with you some ad-hoc...