Otherworldly Landscapes

I often feature photographs that seem to capture otherworldly landscapes. It’s a habit and a hobby to look at abstract images and wonder what they might be before finding out what they actually are. I imagine alien landscapes, or apocalypses. Far flung planets or obscure corners of our own. Sometimes the photos depict just that,Continue reading “Otherworldly Landscapes”

Attack of the Killer Asparagus

On a recent trip to New York City, my daughter and I wandered through Central Park and we noticed something odd growing around the base of a tree. Really odd. It looked like orange asparagus. We looked at it for short while, discussing what it might be, and then I noticed a kid’s sandal lyingContinue reading “Attack of the Killer Asparagus”

Review: The Faded Sun Trilogy

The Faded Sun Trilogy by C.J. Cherryh Every now and then I take a break from the new releases stacked atop my desk to treat myself to a classic. This time I chose Kesrith, which begins The Faded Sun Trilogy by C.J. Cherryh. I meant to read just one volume, then set the trilogy asideContinue reading “Review: The Faded Sun Trilogy”

Red Swarm

I’ve written a few posts (I call them rambles) about pictures that fire my imagination. I keep a list of links and photos, adding to it when I see an image that shrieks: Weird, alien, story. The three words can be taken separately or combined. The last of these links begged to be examined right away,Continue reading “Red Swarm”

Review: Fire with Fire

Fire with Fire by Charles E. Gannon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Caine Riordan is a writer, not a soldier, but when he chases a story to the Moon, he apparently steps too close to a secret held by an organisation that does not officially exist, or so he is led to believe whenContinue reading “Review: Fire with Fire”