Category Archives: Books

Dragon Line on Authonomy


Just a quick post here to let you know that Dragon Line has now been fully uploaded to Authonomy! Yes, indeed – all 102 chapters of the third draft (is is a long novel I admit, but then, that’s Saga … Continue reading

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Location Feature: Llanberis Pass


Got another location feature for you here, this time the somewhat spectacular Llanberis Pass below Snowdon, running from Pen-Y-Pass to Llanberis itself. I was lucky to find a good day to film this particular piece of footage. In the past, … Continue reading

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New Article Recommendation: Climate Change and Resource Conflicts


A good (and timely) article here from msnbc.com reporting recent comments by the director of the UN Environment Program, Achim Steiner, regarding the links between climate change and resource conflicts. In a nutshell, he is stating that the process of … Continue reading

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New series of Location Features: (1) Llyn Padarn, Llanberis


Hi! Owen Law back again with another series of location features. Last week, myself and my partner where holidaying again in ‘God’s Country’, i.e. North Wales, and this gave me another opportunity to do some more Flip filming. Now, I … Continue reading

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Two more (very) interesting articles from two British broadsheets


These two articles are both from two stalwarts of the British broadsheet press. the first was published by The Guardian yesterday and is slightly scary. It states that the UK Government was warned two years ago about the threat from … Continue reading

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Article Recommendation: An Open Letter to Stephen King


Now this is a blog post that appeals to my writer’s outlook – an open letter to Stephen King, suggesting a new plot novel for him to take up based on the converging 21st century threats. Now this really is … Continue reading

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Interesting YouTube Video on Peak Oil


An interesting video on the economic impacts of Peak Oil that’s worth a watch. (There are two versions, the longer one and the shorter one. I’ve included the longer one, as there is a little bit more information. Besides, its … Continue reading

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British Government starts facing up to Peak Oil


(© TebNad – Fotolia.com) Now this an interesting article! The coalition government here in the UK has decided to recognise Peak Oil as a problem, stating that oil supply is likely to be unable to meet demand within as little … Continue reading

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Friday is for musing…


It’s Friday, and I’m chilling after a hard week. After all the rushing about, its time to step back and reflect, consider the world a bit etc. So, with all this musing going on I thought it might be time … Continue reading

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Third Draft of Dragon Line


Okay, so I’ve been a little absent from here recently – apologies if you do follow what’s going on with the novel regularly. You might have wondered what has happened to me! Well, I have some good news to relate. … Continue reading

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