Category Archives: The Sefuty Chronicles

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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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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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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Utilitarian v Ornamentation

I have missed a few days here and elsewhere on cyberspace. Perfectly good reasons if I could remember them! The last was a disconnect between my machine and the Internet. Ah well I am back.  I have attended a workshop … Continue reading

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Yvonne Spence and her days of compassion

I am still tweaking blog sites and web pages.  My intention is to change the blog sites to web sites but have come to halt on what design I wish to have.  I have my domain names ready just not … Continue reading

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A disaster or progress for mankind?

This last week the British Parliament voted 382 to 128, to allow the ‘three parent family’. Mitochondrial disease affects approx. 2,473 women in the UK.  Not many, you from larger populations may say, actually not many for us who only … Continue reading

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When researching is grim

I enjoy researching, and researching for a novel can be fun. Or not. The current work in progress is the 4th in The Sefuty Chronicles, The Children’s Tale. It has proven difficult to write for various reasons, but the hardest … Continue reading

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war is nasty

A stray comment this morning over the breakfast table led the conversation from a piece of eggshell to the use of boiling oil in medieval warfare and endless questions and discussion of the whys and wherefores. It ‘s the kind … Continue reading

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