BREAKING NEWS: We don’t know everything…

Posted Posted in Dialectical thinking, Philosophy, Psychology, Quantum physics, truth

I took a bus ride to Manchester yesterday to see an art exhibition. The bus was very full and I had no option but to sit upstairs, at the back, near a testosterone of teenage boys. The journey took me twenty minutes and during that time one of them hardly paused for breath, the main […]

Particle Storytelling…

Posted Posted in Quantum physics, Storytelling

I can’t deny it. I’ve got one foot in storytelling and another in science. I’ve always been interested in how people think and why people do stuff, and my training as a scientist places me perfectly to explore this, both through measuring and through understanding. This is because science itself is not the rigid, contained […]

Writing novel number five…

Posted Posted in Identity, Identity construction, Quantum physics, Writing

I’m extremely happy to tell you that I’ve finished novel number five. Finished the first draft, that is. I’ve still got a lot of editing and words to take out and put in, but the basic story is there. It’s been a journey that started as the Dirty Sparkle! project with a novel called, unsurprisingly, […]

Nanowrimo – the half way mark

Posted 1 CommentPosted in nanowrimo, Philosophy, Quantum physics, truth, Writing

This week marks the halfway post in National Novel Writing Month. How’s everyone doing? I am pleased to reports that I’m still doing well and surpassing the word count total for today. I’m absolutely delighted with my novel so far (obviously it needs editing, but that’s for another day) and I’ve learned a valuable lesson […]

Beginnings – writing, truth and time travel

Posted Posted in Postmodernism, Quantum physics, Time travel, truth

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why I write. Like any good narrative psychologist I automatically turned to the story of my life and tried to remember when I first loved writing. I cast my mind back to school, as far back as I could remember into the blue and green splattered paint, the […]