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Surviving The Apocalypse – Is It a Rich Man’s Game?

By D R | September 18, 2016

One of my readers, @GirlsWhoHunt1 (thank you), brought a rather interesting product set to my attention. Things like this make me wonder if surviving the apocalypse is a rich man’s game. I don’t believe I can make a judgement on … Continued

New Zombie Story

By D R | September 4, 2016

At long last I have the time to write a new Zombie story! Following on from the successful series, The Common Cold, I am writing about the Zombie Apocalypse as it begins in London. I will be producing one or … Continued

1984 has Arrived

By D R | August 8, 2016

1984 has arrived and we didn’t even see it coming. The book, 1984 by George Orwell is still a great piece of social comment and analysis. Along with ‘Animal Farm‘ in which he depicts a world where ‘we are all … Continued

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Democracy – According to ?

By D R | June 28, 2016

You older folk out there, those that suddenly became traitors for voting, you might be mistaken for thinking that what is going on out there is not exactly your understanding of the word democracy, a word many younger people bandy … Continued

Science Fiction Influences Reality – True or False?

By D R | April 17, 2016

All in all I am not as convinced that Science Fiction influences reality – our lives – as much as we think – or would like to think. It’s the old argument of life imitating art or vice versa. I … Continued

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Walking Dead

By D R | January 1, 2016

Legends of the walking dead have been with us for a long time, some as recent as 300 or so years ago. Are they legends or is there a reason to be careful when walking among the dead? While I … Continued

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The Common Cold: Playing God

By D R | December 29, 2015

Playing God has been a long time coming – I blame having to pay the mortgage and eating. As a result of many requests I have written a book that covers off some of the questions raised by my readers. … Continued

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Spin-off Zombie Book To Be Published

By D R | November 13, 2015

Due to work constraints it has taken a little longer than usual to produce another book. Very soon a spin-off from The Common Cold: A Zombie Chronicle will be published. You might like to come up to speed on The … Continued

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Apocalypse Homes – The Ultimate In Long-term Defence

By D R | November 11, 2015

Wow. There’re few other words that adequately describe what I read the other day. I’ve written about apocalypse homes before now, more than once in fact. I’ve discussed remote, deep underground, and living on the sea, but this takes the … Continued

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Plasma Engines – Who’d ’A Thought it?

By D R | November 11, 2015

I remember when I first watched Star Trek – I love the idea of those engines on the USS Enterprise. They had apparently no visible means of propulsion apart from the central hull with what looked like it had a … Continued

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Apocalyptic Landscape – What Will It Look Like?

By D R2 | October 14, 2015

Many of us have a fascination about the Apocalypse, how will we survive, what will we eat, drink, and the beigest question of all will be – will it even be possible to survive after such an all-encompassing event? Few … Continued

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How Do Zombies See?

By D R2 | October 4, 2015

I know that every one of us has asked that question at one time or another. Assuming brain function even at the lowest possible level is achievable, how can the eyes actually do their job? Just how do zombies see … Continued

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Post-Apocalyptic Party!

By D R2 | September 30, 2015

Why is (almost) everything bigger in America? Is it because they have more land? Or is it because they embrace things and ideas more fiercely? Everything post-apocalyptic seems to be a special favourite these days. The latest news is that … Continued

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Bolt Holes in the Zombie Apocalypse

By D R2 | September 28, 2015

Just when I think I have the ideal solution to surviving in the Zombie Apocalypse, along comes another great idea or discovery! It seems that finding bolt holes in the zombie apocalypse is only limited by your imagination and personal … Continued

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Homes In The Apocalypse

By D R2 | September 27, 2015

I take it all back! While I have done several articles on suitable homes in the apocalypse, none of them have come close to the potential ideal as this one. What is it that has walls thick enough to repel … Continued

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The Zombie Apocalypse – Are You Fit Enough?

By D R2 | September 26, 2015

I’ve spent 30 years in the IT industry. As a result I’ve lost the fitness I had when I was younger; all those hours spent in front of the computer have definitely told on me. I’ve tried gyms, jogging, pretty … Continued

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Underground Survival – Redundant in the ZA

By D R2 | September 25, 2015

How many of us have read articles on survivalists who have spent a fortune to create what is essentially a hole in the ground? I’ve even written one or two myself. Is Underground survival in the ZA the best way … Continued

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Apocalypse Event Of The Year

By D R2 | September 18, 2015

If You Think You’re ‘Ard Enough 🙂 Coming up on the 10th October, 2015, the Apocalypse event of the year – the ApocalypZe 6 Hour Charity Extreme Horror Survival Event. So What’s This Apocalypse Event About? It’s about charirty! It’s … Continued

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Maidenhead Zombie Walk

By D R2 | September 3, 2015

Once again the Maidenhead Zombie Walk us coming up. It’s a yearly event in which zombies descend upon Maidenhead high street around Halloween! There’s an after party & loads of family fun! The next event takes part on Saturday the … Continued

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Scopolamine Uses – Become A Zombie

By D R2 | September 3, 2015

Who here hasn’t taken scopolamine at one time or another? Scopolamine uses – what are they? It has many mundane and valid uses, such as for seasickness, or perhaps relaxing you enough to get on an aeroplane when you’re scared … Continued

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Kill Zombie!

By D R2 | August 2, 2015

A worthy sentiment, but on reflection, the name of this film, Kill Zombie!, is a little like that Ronseal ad, ‘it does what it says on the side of the can’. Kill Zombie! – I’m not going to tell you … Continued

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Sangatte Or Bust!

By D R2 | July 30, 2015

With the rise in attention regarding the illegal immigrants huddling in a dark corner of France called Sangatte, it puts me in mind of a battle you would know about if you had read my book, Return Of A King: … Continued

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Walker Stalker Cruise?

By D R2 | July 10, 2015

Imagine you’re on the holiday of a lifetime. You’re lounging by the pool on a cruise ship in the Med, the Caribbean, or wherever. You’re just sipping a freshly prepared piña colada, margarita, martini, or simply a cold beer. You … Continued

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Something Sad About The Past

By D R2 | June 22, 2015

I found an article in a newspaper the other day that epitomises how inanimate objects from the past can make you feel sad, even for a moment. There is always something sad about the past you might think, just a … Continued

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Before Dawn

By D R2 | June 15, 2015

Before I watched it last night, I didn’t even know this film even existed! ‘Before Dawn’ is a quirky little film, made Up North and starring Paddy the vet in Emmerdale, a long running UK soap. A lot can happen … Continued

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Zombies Have Always Been With Us!

By D R2 | June 14, 2015

I’ve talked about this before and it keeps on cropping up, all over the place. It is quite probable that zombies have been with us all along. Where there’s rumour and superstition, there’s a truth to be found. In my … Continued

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Weird Science Is Responsible – I Knew It!

By D R2 | June 8, 2015

There is some weird science being talked about at the moment. If you’ve ever considered quantum physics, and let’s face it, who hasn’t, then you will understand why witnesses to a crime will have each seen something different for the … Continued

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Roccin’ Into The Apocalypse

By D R2 | June 3, 2015

So the Apocalypse has started and you can’t get that pizza take-away any longer. What are you going to do? Do you try to maintain standards or do you try to eke out a new, lesser kind of living? Introducing … Continued

Killer Drones – Much Closer Than You Think

By D R2 | May 31, 2015

I don’t know about you but remember watching the third Terminator film when Skynet became self-aware? The attack drones began hunting humans and firing missiles and guns at us? Killer drones were so sci-fi, weren’t they? That initial scene gave … Continued

Douglas Adams – Was He So Far off The Truth?

By D R2 | April 11, 2015

In the ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide’ series of books, Douglas Adams’ character Arthur Dent discovers that the world is a computer designed to work out the meaning of life, to which question we all now know the answer. What if Douglas Adams … Continued