Pure Escapism

Pure Escapism

The past two years have been grim and the UK is not getting back to normal any time soon, although many of us are making an effort. I’m not going to dwell on the ‘P’ word, only to say the rest of the world is moving on but the UK is still mired in...
Why Cake Is Like A Book

Why Cake Is Like A Book

Cake. Now I’ve got your attention, I’ll explain, but first, what’s your favourite? Do you tell your friends when you tasted cake that, oh my god, was so good?  Did they ask why you liked it?  How about holidays, food, and restaurants? ...
Fictional Assortment

Fictional Assortment

What’s everybody doing? Is your holiday reading different or do you stay with your genres but stack up the titles? The virus rules, spreading confusion with it. UK and world media chatter about post-pandemic but nobody really knows what that’s going to...
Alpha Centauri

Alpha Centauri

Day 9 Alpha Centauri is the star system nearest to Earth. Actually it’s a binary star system, Alpha Centauri A and B, which revolve around each other. We see it from the southern hemisphere, where it is one of the pointer stars to the Southern Cross. The...
Alpha Centauri

Perseus and Andromeda

Day 8 Perseus and Andromeda are two famous characters of Greek mythology. You can also see them as constellations in the night sky. Perseus was a son of the god Zeus and his mother was a mortal, the Princess Danaรซ. Taking a break from his busy timetable of heroic...
Alpha Centauri

Orion The Hunter

Day 6 In Greek mythology Orion the Hunter was placed in the heavens by Zeus, King of the Greek Gods, to honour him for dying in his last battle with a monstrous scorpion. Every true huntsman has a dog; Orion has two, Canis Minor and Canis Major in which you can find...