Entropic State Report 5th June 2021

June already. Ridiculous. The year seems to be running away. Tolstoy said, “The strongest of all warriors are these two—time and patience.”  Now, apart from the fact that that is plainly bollocks (the right answer is undoubtedly Conan and Thrud), time has definitely kicked my arse this past month in more ways than one.  On … Continue reading Entropic State Report 5th June 2021

BITR Nominated as a Top British Fiction Podcast by ‘Best Startup’

BITR has landed on a '20 Best British Fiction Podcasts of 2021' list c/o Best Startup, itself a startup online business magazine looking to showcase British businesses. Breakfast in the Ruins isn't a business of course, but as a hobbyist podcast/t'interweb radio station it's always gratifying to make ANY list. There's some interesting stuff on … Continue reading BITR Nominated as a Top British Fiction Podcast by ‘Best Startup’

Moorcock and RPGs Part Three – A Deep Fix?

In the third and final part of our Moorcockian RPG triptych Rob (aka OldShabbyGamer), host of the Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi podcast, joins me at Derry & Toms to talk Moorcock, D&D, when a beer is not a beer, and Tolkien! Graham, Neil and Norman also drop by to talk Stormbringer 3e, ploons, … Continue reading Moorcock and RPGs Part Three – A Deep Fix?

Entropic State Report 7th May 2021

Unbelievably it's May already, 2021 is galloping by, and hanging a shipwrecked monkey suspected of being a French spy is now officially only the second most eye-rollingly baffling thing enacted by the good folks of Hartlepool. Stay strong Hartlepool. I still love you for your patties. They may now be Tory patties but heck... patties … Continue reading Entropic State Report 7th May 2021