Author talk

As you may remember, last year I came across a series of books by Patrick Ness, The Chaos Walking trilogy. Which I loved. They even made me cry they were so good. And when I spotted that he was going to write a book based on an idea by Siobhan Dowd I thought, oh, that sounds fascinating. And then I saw the cover, and thought “ooooohhh that looks veeeery interesting”.

I haz new old books!

The private world of georgette heyer” My talks with Dean Spanly Post-captain The Poor mouth One of the bonuses of working in a library is the fact that I get first dibs on the sales! yay!

I’m afraid I was very very drunk at the time

I has returned from my holiday in Amerikay! New York is such a weird place to visit as a tourist because, obviously, you don’t know the place but everywhere is ever so slightly familiar. I blame television[1] We stayed a week, went up the Empire State, went by Ellis & Liberty Island, wandered through Chinatown. […]

A little late, but nevertheless

I’m posting. I can hear y’all celebrate from here ;) I was away at a wedding at the weekend and that’s my excuse for not posting when I said I would. Funny how I always seem to have an excuse isn’t it? Anyways, my news is that I got engaged. Who’d have thunk it? I […]

What a wonderful world

Its been a busy weekend. Sat was all about the rugby. Obviously enough :) We headed to the pub for one o’clock. France V Italy went as expected, to France. Then it was England v Scotland, and again the team I didn’t want to win won. Booo! And finally at half five it was time for our game. And we all knew Wale’d be tough but still I knew we were going to win. No doubts. It’d be close, I knew that, but I was just so certain we’d win.

Oh happy day

Peoples, prepare for some rejoicing, for I have wonderful news. That’s right. I am giving you reason to head out and party on this slightly chilly November morning. Are you ready for this spectacular event? It really is great news. Because, you see, the word meh is all growed up and has taken its rightful […]

Champions

In case any of you all were wondering Munster did indeed win the Heineken Cup. Twasn’t a game that’ll please any southern hemisphere types I’m guessing but I don’t care, I’m a fan of forward play. This would be my cue to start moaning about the ELVs and union turning into league, but I’ll resist, […]