Good news is also news!

There is a whole heap of bad news out in the world. There are terrible things happening all over the world. But it does no harm to share some of the good news stories too. There is some good in this world … and it’s worth fighting for. The people of Ballaghaderreen1 are building a […]

Happy New Year

So, another year has come and gone, and I doubt I’m the only one who was a tad disappointed by certain events1 this year. Plus all those celebrity deaths. It has been an interesting2 year on a global scale. Book & filmwise there has been some great stuff released. I’m going to just run a […]

The Gothic Challenge & Obscure Literary Monsters

In her round-up of 2014 and look forward to 2015 Katherine of The Writerly Reader mentioned she would be doing The Gothic Challenge this year. It is hosted by Books under the bed and is all about getting readers to experience Gothic Fiction, i.e. Gothic fiction (sometimes referred to as Gothic horror) is a genre […]

Happy 2015

Happy New Year everybody, I hope you had a great 2014 and that 2015 will continue that way. I did my mini book & film review of the year already, and I hope I get to read as many good books this year as I did last. For 2015, as you can see if you’re […]

Happy Holidays

or Merry Christmas/Hanukah/Kwanzaa/random winter day Whatever it is you are having yourself. I’m celebrating Christmas, as culturally catholic agnostic there really isn’t another name to give it. Went home to Sligo, saw the family except the ones in Australia & Canada. Brought the two dogs with me and they got to meet the brother’s dog. […]

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Little help?

Hi all, as you may have noticed I’ve changed blog theme. But before I changed Kailana told me she was having problems commenting. And she still is but I can’t recreate the problem here. It seems to be something to do with visiting from a feed reader, but I’m not 100% sure of that, so […]

Merry 2014

I know, we’re ten days into January now, but as I’ve said on numerous occasions here on this very blog, better late than never. We had an incident with a tree and a phone line before Christmas, so my internet was down but we’re finally back in action again. It does mean I’ve sort of […]