Kevlin Henney

Kevlin Henney (“Remembrance of Things Past”) writes shorts and flashes and drabbles of fiction and articles and books on software development. His fiction has appeared online and on tree with Litro, Fiction365, Dr. Hurley’s Snake-oil Cure, New Scientist and He blogs at, tweets as @KevlinHenney and lives in Bristol, UK.


By Kevlin Henney / June 26, 2014 / 0 Comments

It was a sparkling morning in Bristol, in the United Kingdom, when a series of eyewitness social-media postings announced the end of the world. Was it a giant cephalopod? A flying saucer? The chatter and retweets put a funhouse spin on the spreading confusion, but the flames and destruction are decidedly non-virtual.

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Remembrance of Things Past

By Kevlin Henney / February 17, 2012 / 3 Comments

It has been years since I last made this journey. I am slower and more easily tired. My footfall is not as sure as it used to be, but nor is it as bitter, as sad, as resigned. Up the slope, near the edge of the rock, they stand along the ridge. Waiting, without conversation, silhouetted against the late-afternoon sky.

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