Tom Kane's Blog

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Lady Jane Under Fire The Lady Jane’s map room was a scene of frantic searching. David James had searched high and low for a map or simply any information on shallows and rock formations to the port of Lüderitz, but to no avail. Eventually Blackmore and George Nance had joined the search, but they too […]

Last night, on the 15th January 2019, history was made. British law makers in the UK Parliament broke the back of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal with the EU last night. In an historic vote on the the deal, that the government spent two years negotiating, Mrs. May’s proposals were resoundingly rejected by Parliament. […]

  There’s a classic 1950s Science Fiction movie called When Worlds Collide, which tells the story of a rogue planet entering our solar system on a collision course with Earth. The resulting worldwide mayhem leaves a group of scientists to go it alone and build a rocket ship to escape before the world is destroyed. […]

It’s been about three months since I wrote and published the latest chapter in The Brittle Sea and this isn’t due to writer’s block or running out of ideas. This is purely due to my own personal drama unfolding since the beginning of Autumn. One of my two springer spaniels, the ‘H’ Team, was taken […]