Tag Archives: Christmas


Breakout: Christmas Special 2015

Posted by Rich - 25th December 2015

It’s Christmas! And to celebrate, Rich, Chrissey, Ben and Felek talk about what they are looking forward to over Christmas, their favourite festive films (especially low-budget, straight to DVD ones) and their geeky Christmas traditions. Mentioned in the podcast Watching … Continue reading


Christmas Dinner for One

Posted by Chrissey - 24th December 2012

T’was the night before Christmas and after a long shift at the lab, Isabel stalked the supermarket shelves. She looked down at the few remaining loose Brussel sprouts. Scrawny little rejects. She didn’t even really like sprouts, but you couldn’t … Continue reading


X is for X-mas

Posted by Chrissey - 10th December 2012

The snow lay on the ground deep and crisp and even, and the soft crunch of my boots as I made my way through the dense tree line was loud in the cold night air. Each breath I took cut … Continue reading


Post Christmas Goodies

Posted by Chrissey - 9th January 2012

This week, check out a little collection of late Christmas gifts.   Christmas Writing Contest Runners-up: A Voice of Reason by Stephanie Laine One old lady sets her sights on a life of luxury in this dark psychological thriller. The … Continue reading


The Final Zone – Get in the Box!

Posted by Chrissey - 9th January 2012


Happy New Year

Posted by Chrissey - 4th January 2012

Did everyone have a good Christmas with way too much food and drink? We certainly did. You may have noticed the site has been a bit quiet over the holiday period but now we’re ready to jump feet first into … Continue reading


One Corpse Too Merry

Posted by Chrissey - 12th December 2011

‘I know it’s home time,’ DS Reid said at noon, his hands full of tinsel. ‘But we thought we’d stay around a little longer. Keep you company. We don’t like the thought of you working the rest of Christmas Day … Continue reading


A Voice of Reason

Posted by Chrissey - 12th December 2011

I hope you’re not thinking of changing your mind. Not now. Not after all the trouble you’ve gone to. Don’t be disheartened; the best things in life don’t always come easily. Just remember why you thought of this plan and … Continue reading


The Christmas Tights

Posted by Chrissey - 12th December 2011

“I’m going to get more stocking stuffers than you,” boasted seven year old Daphne to her friend, as they played in the backyard. They had just finished making a snowman and were surveying their handiwork. The snowman’s eyes were two … Continue reading


Christmas Writing Competition 2011

Posted by Chrissey - 24th October 2011

That’s right, it’s competition time! Write a 1500 word Christmas themed short story and you could win £10 of Amazon gift vouchers and publication on the site. Take a look at our competitions page for all the details and instructions … Continue reading


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