Yipee, a new Mary Gentle Book: “1610: A Sundial in a Grave, by Mary Gentle (Gollancz, Â£12.99) Mary Gentle’s novels hover in the grey area between fantastic, postmodern and historical fiction – and because of this she probably gets less attention than she deserves” – review from the Guardian site.
Just been to see Master and Commander: The far side of the Ocean and have to say I had a very enjoyable afternoon. Even before the film started I was entertained by the Irish Health Board’s anti-AIDs ad, even if it did elicit some anti-homosexual groans from a a couple of lads up the back (Read More)
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, especially at dusk when the lights start to come on (when they work).
Was never a fan of Doctor Who, think I am a bit too young, but I am a Richard E Grant fan so I took a gander at the animated episodes now online. So far they have two up, and they are quite entertaining. The Doctor seems a little on the Withnail-ish side, never a (Read More)
Have just finished reading Glan Duncan’s Love Remains. Saw it in my local library and because I loved I, Lucifer so much had to take it out. This is a very different book in many ways from I, Lucifer. There is no light relief and it is most defo not a funny book. What the (Read More)