Pyramids

The OTHER Pyramid – Mysteries of Bosnia

The Other PyramidWhen it comes to fame the Egyptian pyramids make Kim Kardashian’s gazillion twitter followers look small fry. There are very few people I know who aren’t aware of the pyramids.

BUT, the Egyptian pyramids aren’t the only mysterious pyramids in the world. Far from it. In Visoko, Bosnia, there reigns another king, and this one really is the biggest pyramid of them all.

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The Secrets of Mars

The Secrets of Mars Weekly Wonder #5 Inspiration for Writers

Ironic really, that the week before Martian the new Matt Damon film was released, NASA confirm there is water on Mars. Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed the frequency of ‘information’ releases about extraterrestrial life has increased significantly over the last 5 -10 years? I guaranty, give it 20 years and we will be told there is life out there. Quite frankly, I’m gobsmacked NASA didn’t release the fact there are microbes in the water on Mars as it is.

I mean, isn’t that a given? What water doesn’t have microorganisms and amoebas in it. I mean seriously, there isn’t even bacteria in the Martian water??? Doesn’t anyone else find THAT harder to believe than the fact there’s water on the planet?
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The Mystery of Sound Propulsion, Coral Castle & the Pyramids

The Mystery of Sound Propulsion, Coral Castle & the Pyramids - Weekly Wonder #1I spend a lot of time sharing things I learn about the writing process. But after some lengthy discussions with fellow blogger Ali, on what inspires us she instructed encouraged me to begin sharing some of the more ‘strange and unusual’ things I find inspiring.

As a Fantasy and Sci-Fi writer whilst my own imagination is useful, it sometimes needs a little help. Which is why I spend a lot of time researching the strange, unusual or controversial – I find it provokes lots more story ideas than the mundane. (more…)