Monthly Archives: November 2009


Irrational fears by

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

ISBN: 9780981784649 I have a lot of fears. I’m a big fan of Ursula Vernon’s Digger comic, but I’ve never actually bought any of her stuff before. Tut tut. But when she announced that her first ever comic was to be published in hard copy I figured I may as well take the plunge and risk those $7.00 on it.

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The historian by

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

ISBN: 0316730319 In 1972 I was sixteen – young my father said to be travelling with him on his diplomatic missions. The one word that sprang into my mind, more than any other, when I finished this book was “unsatisfying”. And really, in a nutshell, that is how I feel about this novel. It never really made me love it,

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Happy Halloween!

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

Winter is well and truly here[1] Time for the hat, scarves, and gloves me thinks. Well, if I had a hat. As it is I’m making do with a scarf and a pair of gloves. Which reminds me, make sure gloves are dry for the morning[2] Still, I do love this time of year. Even walking home in the lashing

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Fantastic Mr. Fox dir. by

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

based on book by Roald Dahl If you haven’t seen this film then quick, go now. It isn’t that I’m going to spoil it on you, it is simply that its brilliant. You’ll love it[1] And if you don’t then there is something wrong with you! I don’t really know how to describe how great this film is. It is

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Memory itself is an internal rumour dir. by

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

I’ve just had the strangest feeling. Was looking for photos for this yoke so was searching in folders on the ‘puter and on impulse decided to look in my writing folder. Why, I don’t know, I’d never have stuck a photo there. Nevertheless I started to poke around and came across a whole chapter I didn’t really remember writing. So

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