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Shiny

1610

Yipee, a new Mary Gentle Book: “1610: A Sundial in a Grave, by Mary Gentle (Gollancz, £12.99) Mary Gentle’s novels hover in the grey area between fantastic, postmodern and historical […]

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library
Irishify

Spike

More trouble for The Spire. The lights aren’t working properly *sigh* after taking so long you’d think they would do things properly wouldn’t you. Still I think it looks great, […]

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library
Randomess

Turkey

strangely enough bombs in Indonesia tend to kill more people from Jakarta than Jersey and yet always it is an attack on our interests, on our culture. Is it this reaction as much as anything else that sickens the people of these countries who have been attacked, it certainly sickens me – that we cannot sympathise or understand but merely try to transfer this into our own framework, one that is easier for us to accept. The message is therefore – ‘well we’re sorry that some of your people died, but imagine how it must feel for us’.