Autumn reading 2021

Aaaall the leeeaves aaare broooowwn – All-The-Leaves-Are-Brown! And the sky is indeed grey, or at least up in Scotland it is. And also constantly pishing it down. No better time to stay in and read if you can. Quick personal update: My short story Great Nothing – a Cold War sci-fi tale involving a trip … More Autumn reading 2021

Ramen Recipes and Japanese Fiction

Since I visited Japan three years ago, I’ve been obsessed with ramen – the famous soupy noodle dish found everywhere in the country with many regional variations. Ramen shops are ubiquitous in Japan’s cities – the little restaurants are crowded underground in railway stations and shopping malls. You make your selection from the machine outside … More Ramen Recipes and Japanese Fiction