February 8, 2013

Allan joins Facebook

Allan has now created his own facebook page.
February 15, 2013

Meteor strike in central Russia

  A meteor strike in Russia has injured over 950 people – reports say the meteor broke up unexpectedly before impact. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21468116
March 2, 2013

Big meteorite found in Antarctica

The fifth largest meteorite ever found in East Antarctica was discovered Jan. 28 by an international team of meteorite hunters. (Photo: International Polar Foundation) Meteorite hunters at the bottom of the world bagged a rare find this southern summer: a […]
September 24, 2013

Steam Punk Cafe

Worth a trip to South Africa for! http://bit.ly/1bacflW
September 24, 2013


Published by Macmillan 2/1/14 Ironheart could save humanity . . . or destroy it forever. A classic action-adventure novel for fans of C. S. Lewis, Philip Pullman and Steven Spielberg films ‘First comes the iron and then comes the snow, […]
September 25, 2013

I want one of these!

Although I’m not sure ‘a motorbike in the sky’ is a winner as a marketing slogan http://bit.ly/18oOelp
September 26, 2013

I want one of these too!

Not sure about the dog though – maybe an iguana?
October 4, 2013

Russian space troops ‘not ready to fight aliens’

What are they thinking? We’ll just have to rely on Morgan Freeman http://t.co/z0sGAleTR8
October 20, 2013

Jet boy

Ryan and I have been preparing for MCM Expo next week – we spent the weekend putting the finishing touches to his steampunk aviator costume – now if we could just get that rocket pack to fly…
October 20, 2013

How vulnerable is the Earth to asteroid strikes?

The meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk in February was a reminder about of how suddenly asteroids can strike and how deadly they can be. It was also the third major meteor strike in Russia in just over a century. This […]
December 9, 2013

How big would an asteroid have to be to cause a mass extinction?

The Chicxulub crater was caused by an asteroid hitting the earth approximately 65 million years ago. It was large enough to send a superheated cloud of gas and dust high into the Earth’s atmosphere and create worldwide Tsunami and earthquakes. […]
December 10, 2013

Back from the printers!

It was great to be at Macmillan’s offices last week on the day that IRONHEART arrived back from the printers. Wonderful to actually hold this thing that I have lived with for the last three years – can’t wait for […]