The Tao Of Brandywood

David Oglivy said the best ideas start as jokes. This was something which made me ponder as such things do, and it made me want to talk a little bit about the process behind this sequence.There is an ending planned. One thing which all the good stories have, and myths too, is an ending. An … Continue reading The Tao Of Brandywood


The Absent Father

Photo by Snapwire on (An excerpt from a forthcoming episode) Kieran thought it was a child walking to the gates of the monastery, although the hair on his cheeks and chin changed his mind. Kieran shouted to him. ‘What are you doing there?’ he said. The young man looked up with a pensive but … Continue reading The Absent Father

A Bridge For The Furies: The Pagoda Of Knowing Women Previous episodes are here, here, here here, here  here and here Drea and alcohol had separated due to irreconcilable differences. Training to fight had been tough enough, Ronnie had bounced other fighters for coming to train with the merest whiff of alcohol on them, adhering to an asceticism that appealed to her. It had cost her relationship … Continue reading A Bridge For The Furies: The Pagoda Of Knowing Women

A Bridge For The Furies: 3

Drea looked up at the sky, the kind of blue that you only see on cars and decided that this was all John's fault. They had just come off another win, by a rear naked choke in the second round against Jodie Innson, a scrappy Australian who threw a left hand from god and never went … Continue reading A Bridge For The Furies: 3