About Me


No, that’s not me. Although I’m often almost as hairy and would give anything for the carefree attitude exhibited by my dog.

I’m a traveler; ex-publican; amateur astronomer; worker in the festival world; tree planter; day dreamer; and someone attempting to get back into university to study astrophysics.

I live in a van with my dog, a lifestyle that gives me access to both the beauty of the world and the true depths of the insanity of humanity. My back garden is the entire world and I love nothing more than exploring it.

On a good day, I’ll hardly notice my Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia – a throwback from my religious days. There are more good days than bad now, thankfully.

I misspent my youth throwing free parties, traveling to different countries, taking a degree in film and generally enjoying myself – and I intend on misspending the rest of my life in much the same way, but whilst actually learning something useful, gaining a bit of wisdom and occasionally locking myself by the neck to a digger that’s trying to rip up the land.

I’m an atheist, an anarchist and an avid opponent of pseudoscience and mystic woo – things that held me back in my younger days.

I believe the whole world belongs to everyone, not just to those who seek to tear it apart for profit – and that only through empowering ourselves with knowledge about the universe can we hope to build a better home for ourselves, where we don’t rely on those who seek to subjugate us.

Having said that, give me a good whisky and a chance to run free in the Highlands and I’m a happy kid.

This blog will be filled with short stories: some fictional, some you won’t believe aren’t fictional. It will contain the odd musing and rant about things I find interesting, from politics to religion to whatever counts as news and beyond. It will also contain some analysis of the claims of pseudoscientists and the scientifically illiterate, hopefully in a way that helps us test what they’re claiming.

I aim to entertain and educate – but will be very happy when someone comes along to educate me in the process.

One response to “About Me”

  1. mahraiziller says :

    Thank you for your articulate and well thought out response to something I’ve said somewhere, although you’re not clear what.

    It’s always fun watching tedious little morons demonstrate to the world just how fragile their idiotic belief system is, by hurling mindless abuse devoid of anything can can be considered a coherent or even relevant point.

    I look forward to hearing about your worthless life’s long over due end.


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