I enjoy spending my weekends making improbable constructions out of wood. Here’s a very small selection of the dozens of projects I’ve completed.
A pointless fantasy. The glass globe allows the viewer to peer down inside the object, where tapered mirrors present an infinite array of flashing LED lights.
Made from sapele, a hardwood that’s similar to mahogany but which doesn’t destroy the planet in the process.
Chinese repeating crossbow
The crossbow holds up to nine darts, which can be fired rapidly by activating the lever. Based on an ancient Chinese design.
It occurred to me that people these days really don’t have time to read anything very long. A novel or two on holiday, and that’s about it. But what about bus journeys? Between tube stops?
Here are four new short stories, each of which weighs in at exactly 1000 words. Short enough for anyone to read, no matter how busy their schedule. Yes, even you.