Author Archives: alberta ross

My little nut tree

It is funny the way inspiration strikes. The suddenness of it all sometimes appears to suggest the idea has popped up out of nowhere. A stray and passing thought roped in and corralled long enough to pin into some substantive … Continue reading

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when society collapses

The world of The Sefuty Chronicles is a grim place. During the Great Wars caused by climate change and lack of resources, many towns, villages and farms chose to hide, from the rioting hordes of desperation, behind rings of land … Continue reading

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Mess with our food at our peril.

‘Then we were taken to the seed bank. Well, it was, as I could see Ellen thought it would be, the highlight of the day. The Security was intense but the results were well worth it. It may not seem … Continue reading

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The Magic of Seeds

A little less grim this week.  If you just want ROW80 scroll down:) The Sefuty Chronicles is at it’s heart  a Tale of food security Sefuty being made up of the two words. Many of you are gardeners; some may … Continue reading

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A million people on the move

I have been missing from here for a long while but not been idle – promise you. It was a mixed summer last year. While the draft editing and structuring of The Children’s Tale (the Fourth in The Sefuty Chronicles) … Continue reading

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Genes and bionic limbs

When I set out to write The Sefuty Chronicles most of the speculative science included in the stories was based,I hoped, on realistic achievements by the time of the setting. We are without doubt a very clever and innovative primate, … Continue reading

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Of Mice & Memories

Way back, when I first penned Ellen’s Tale, I had a ‘humane dictator’ in charge of the City. He was and still is, in The Children’s Tale this the fourth part of The Sefuty Chronicles (WIP), a ‘good’ man, although … Continue reading

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Is there a universal ‘wrong’

So JuNo finishes in a few days and The Children’s Tale has shaped up reasonably well this month. I didn’t have to resolve the problem the children have with what is evil, as why would they be able to solve … Continue reading

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The question of evil

Juno is full steam ahead for this month and I am hoping to Finish The Children’s Tale up to editing status. Being a bit of a coward I have left some of the more difficult bits until last:) This, the … Continue reading

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Missed May:(

I have been missing for a month now, due to a crashed Internet connection. It is sorted, except for one e-mail address:(  It is not so much the inconvenience of not being connected – I am not a great Facebook … Continue reading

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