Category Archives: Politics

SHAPE OF THINGS PAST AND TO COME

I can’t help wondering if a certain POTUS sees himself as the new Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV) seeking to unite his followers in the worship of Aten, the great golden disc – which in this case would be the dollar. If … Continue reading

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Where did September go?

And put the brakes on 2013. I should really be pushing my latest publications: Pixels: The Cause and the Cloud Cuckoo and Mythic Blood (The Milesian Revised) as two excellent reads of Ireland past and of legend. If I say … Continue reading

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Latest published list

A few of my micros can be found at ‘A Story in 100 Words’. And now for a file on all those I managed to recover following the big memory stick loss. published text.   See my novel on a … Continue reading

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Electioneering

I’ve been using the pen name “Phoenix Martin” since 1996, before the cyber explosion and, hell, even before I had a computer to myself. Certainly before it became trendy. It came to being as I painstakingly transcribed by hand my … Continue reading

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Intolerance to religion

I’ve decided to take offence at the latest Philadelphia ads where one angel is portrayed as a promiscuous ladette out on the town being warned to be careful about not making any more “cherubs”. Angels in my religion and in … Continue reading

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