Children in Space

Far above the Earth's atmosphere, in the peaceful silence of space, Russian and US partners of the International Space Station are squabbling over who's gonna die first if they separate. Linked at the umbilical cord, they both know that they will die without each other. But the hate is so strong. This picture is reflective … Continue reading Children in Space

Book Review for A New Earth – Literary Licence Podcast

Mr Tsakraklides' new novel gives us a clue on what could happen if Mother Nature decides to reclaim what is hers in this exciting eco-thriller. The New Earth is an interesting book and shows that Tsakraklides has talent when it comes to narrating descriptive passages which carry the reader into the near future with spark … Continue reading Book Review for A New Earth – Literary Licence Podcast

How To Sell Your Mother

Born inside a paradise full of animals and fruit The Humans started building shelves, And then walls around the shelves. They installed cash registers at the front entrance and started putting price tags on everything. Nothing was free anymore. The Earth became a huge supermarket As everything was stolen and brought inside so it can … Continue reading How To Sell Your Mother

A New Earth, Made out of Chaos

Dear Readers and Followers, I hope this finds you well.  Thank you so much for your support over the past few months while A New Earth - The Apocalypse Locus was being conceived and written, during one of the most interesting periods of my life.  As with many of you in similar situations, I was living in … Continue reading A New Earth, Made out of Chaos

What Would A Total Collapse Look Like?

Imagine if the world economy had suddenly fallen appart. Container ships would pile up at ports like driftwood in a clogged river. Factories would shut down in China and people would be sent home to watch cat videos on TikTok. Supermarkets would struggle to fill up shelves with items because moving food around the globe … Continue reading What Would A Total Collapse Look Like?

A New Earth – The One

continued from previous The bioluminescent plankton had begun to approach the city, riding on the northerly current.  It became visible first as a faint, thin bright line just below the evening horizon.  As it got closer, it broadened into a deep turquoise-blue ribbon that began to cast its glow into the sky above.  It was … Continue reading A New Earth – The One

A New Earth – Terraforming

continued from previous Jonathan began to reduce speed as the boat entered the outer boundaries of the new mutant zone.  This was an area in the ocean he knew well by now, but it had changed dramatically almost overnight.  The ocean was slowly but steadily glowing brighter and brighter against the fading sunset, as he … Continue reading A New Earth – Terraforming