Being an author is like being in charge of your own personal insane asylum.

- Graycie Harmon

Monday, April 25, 2011


A storm consisting of several days of tempestuous weather, believed by the peasantry to take place periodically about the beginning of April, at the time that the gowk, or cuckoo, visits this country. Metaphorically used to denote an evil or obstruction which is only of short duration.

- John Jamieson's Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language, 1808

Today is ANZAC day in Australia. This day in 1915, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps landed at Gallipoli, Turkey with the objective of taking over Istanbul and removing the Ottaman Empire from the war. What was meant to be a swift surprise attacked turned into eight months of absolute hell. Entrenched at Gallipoli the Allies and the Turks reached a stalemate.

Now used as the day to commemorate and remember the hundreds upon thousands of lives lost in the useless brutality that is war.

Lest we forget.

Also, don't forget to check out the first part of my serialisation of The Dying God. It goes up today! You can do so here.

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