Tag Archives: Darwin

Notes on Darwin’s Theory of Evolution


Last night, after the South Manchester Writers Workshop (14/11/17), we headed to the Dog and Partridge and got to talking about our projects. The subject turned to speaking – the author I was in discussion with was developing a talk … Continue reading

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Could Extraterrestrial Life Pose a Threat to Earth?


The other day on Quora, I came across this question: “Would extraterrestiral life pose a threat to earth?” Being an avid SF reader, this is an issue I’ve worked through countless times over the years. I’ve even gone so far as to incorporate this … Continue reading

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Appendix II – the Quest for Meaning


Six months ago I finished work on A Guide to First Contact. I write fiction to explore ideas; in the case of Guide, I wanted to provide the backdrop to the workings of non-human intelligences. Fairly hefty stuff, huh? My … Continue reading

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