In the darkness, Night-time’s cloaked disguise, I can recognise you by the whites of your eyes, Just the whites of your eyes, And your porcelain smile, And the chains at your hip, Set me silver awhile. Chain baby, midnight child,As … Continue reading Chain Baby
Rapunzel sat in the window of her tall tower and sighed. She had an excellent view across the lush green forests of the kingdom and the sight of the low autumn sun sinking down over the tops of the trees … Continue reading Wolf Momma – a Twisted Fairytale for Hallowe’en
Revised version of a feature originally published in Strange Skins Digital #3 and taken from a chapter of the book The Space Between: Sci-Fi Cinema 1968-1977, which one day I will finish and actually publish. After the success of 2001: … Continue reading Barbarella: 52 Years of Doing Her Thing
This is a Doctor Who story that I wrote in early 2016, less than a year before the series explored similar superheroic themes in ‘The Return of Doctor Mysterio’. Hope you enjoy it and take it in the humorous manner … Continue reading With Great Power…
Many years ago, Ben Hudson and myself developed an idea for a cyberpunk TV series called Johnny Clockwork. Taking its cues from Max Headroom and William Gibson, Johnny Clockwork told the story of a disabled teenage detective who solves crimes without ever leaving his room, utilising an amazing array of computer technology and the occasional help of his ‘leg-woman’ Leyland. Although we kicked around a million ideas, no script was ever written. But looking through some old files, I came across an opening narration for Johnny Clockwork, which I’m publishing here for the very first time. I think you’ll find … Continue reading Johnny Clockwork: The Future is NOW!