Apocalypse Now

This post originally appeared in Finnish on the Nörttitytöt blog. ***** As I am sure anyone who has not lived in a cave for the last couple of years already knows 2012 is the year the world ends. Everybody and their mother seems to have a theory of what horrors we...

Anti-Caturday: Getting Fishy

Lionfish are simply magnificent creatures. They’re poisonous enough to make them superb hunters but not poisonous enough to be a threat to humans. Well, not unless you happen to be a kid, old, infirm or allergic to their venom. Unfortunately not a whole lot is...

Things I learned on the gun-range

A while back it hit me that I had never shot a gun. Now, to a normal person that might not be such a big deal but as you may have noticed, I’m not exactly normal. I write mostly stuff that relies heavily on action and I want to get things right. And while movies...

Anti-Caturday: Karma Chameleon

Modern day chameleons may be concentrated mostly around sub-Saharan Africa but the oldest known fossil specimen is from China some 60 million years ago. They may be even older than that as a species and they were certainly more numerous; fossils have been found all...

Fiction: Doctor Gustafsson Institution for the Criminally Sane

I wrote this from last week’s Writing Excuses writing prompt. ***** I never even had time to scream. They just grabbed me off the street and before I knew it, I’d been bound, blindfolded and thrown into a car. Sitting there, trying my best not to panic, I could...