An Oxford Christmas Crime

I was driven to Kidlington Police Station late in the afternoon of January 6th, the night already closing in, and the snow which had started six hours ago finally easing off. It was one day after a failed assassination attempt on a prominent member of the Royal Family attending the opening of a new university... Continue Reading →

Flying in for the Holidays

Somewhere between a resource and some free fiction this time - having already posted about what I think about the Novella Here's another subsection of fiction, and a sub-sub section at that. These definitions were original taken from a website inviting submissions in the following categories - I need to investigate as to how legitimate... Continue Reading →


It’s not the sound of footsteps tick-tacking somewhere behind you as you make your way home that you need to worry about. Regardless of whether it’s one set playing out a solo song on the sidewalk, or an orchestra in melody. If you can hear it, you know it’s there. Whatever ‘it’ is. Threat, danger,... Continue Reading →