• Start trying to make “King Arthur vs Devil Kitty” happen

    Start trying to make “King Arthur vs Devil Kitty” happen

    The Kickstarter for King Arthur vs Devil Kitty is going moderately well, but could be going better – right now I think that we will hit our target by the project deadline on 21st September, but it’s likely to be nailbiting – and it seems unlikely that we’ll hit the stretch goal that I really…

  • “Just a flesh wound” – the inspiration behind Monty Python’s Black Knight?

    “Just a flesh wound” – the inspiration behind Monty Python’s Black Knight?

    This post contains spoilers for King Arthur vs Devil Kitty. And for Monty Python and the Holy Grail. John Cleese’s Black Knight is surely the best remembered character from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. As Arthur lops his limbs off one-by-one, the knight is reduced to a torso who declares the battle “a draw”.…

  • Deep Carbon Observatory and Weird North

    Deep Carbon Observatory and Weird North

    Spoiler alert: plenty spoilers for Deep Carbon Observatory. I accidentally revealed some of these to a friend whose DM had been building up to running DCO with them for 18 months. Oops! Patrick Stuart’s Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) is a piece of writing so captivating, so strange. Beyond hobby, becoming art. It drew me into…

  • King Arthur vs Devil Kitty – Kickstarter campaign now life

    King Arthur vs Devil Kitty – Kickstarter campaign now life

    The Kickstarter campaign for King Arthur vs Devil Kitty is now live, and if you back it before 6pm on 31st August (British Summer Time) then there are a number of rewards available at £4 off. That’s just under 48 hours away at the time of posting… What are you waiting for? Head to Kickstarter…

  • How to back a Kickstarter campaign

    How to back a Kickstarter campaign

    The Kickstarter website can be confusing. Here is a simple step-by-step guide to help you back the project you want without hassle.

  • Dregs at Rudestock, signed & doodled

    Dregs at Rudestock, signed & doodled

    Just back from Edinburgh Zine Fair, where Chris Barker has signed all the remaining copies of Dregs of Rudetown, both issues 1 and 2. Buy them now on our Etsy shop.

  • Sue Schofield [R.I.P.]

    Sue Schofield [R.I.P.]

    Technology is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and stabs you in the back with the other. C.P. Snow – used as the epigraph to The UK Internet Book by Sue Schofield In 1994 The UK Internet Book, by Sue Schofield was published. It was the first British book about…

  • Krill Journal

    Krill Journal

    Coming next from Peakrill Press, and currently fundraising on Kickstarter: Krill Journal. Krill is a multidisciplinary journal of creativity, featuring 80 pages of fiction, art, activities, poetry, and nonfiction created by a diverse group of over 30 people.  Here’s a sample of what will be included in Krill: The Kickstarter campaign runs until 27th July…

  • New Blog Again

    New Blog Again

    Due to user-error, I had to delete the new Peakrill blog and start again. This is the new new blog. In the process of deleting the old new blog, I accidentally deleted my personal blog. 23 years’ worth of posts, gone at the touch of a button. Oh well. At least it’s all still there…

  • Bisch Basch Bosch

    Bisch Basch Bosch

    “The Office” by Hieronymous Bosch Yesterday this image, “The Office” by Hieronymous Bosch, which I created using Midjourney, went viral. A lot of people asked for posters. Feels wrong to charge money for something which I knocked up in seconds, so I’m offering it free-of-charge. You can download the high-res image here – like I said,…