“My political opinions lean more and more to Anarchy (philosophically understood, meaning abolition of control not whiskered men with bombs). The most improper job of any man is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity.” – J. R. R. Tolkien. The Letter of J. R. R. Tolkien.
Book 1 of The Wyrd
Random House Publishing Group – Hydra
Edition: Other Format
As I might have mentioned before, I’m out of work and my mum’s house has been sold. The last couple of months have been a little stressful, and consequently my mental health has been a little unstable.Continue reading “Two weeks and I’ll be signing the contract”
New series of Dr Who! The first episode has just finished on BBC and now I’m digesting it.
And I returneth with a small number of book reviews. I hadn’t planned to post this set of reviews yet but I managed to read two fairly long books yesterday and thought it would be sensible to post them rather than waiting ten days.
Continue reading “August Reviews: part 2”
Right, strange thought occurs. Why are adverts for constipation medications aimed at women?Continue reading “Constipated advertising”
Hello all you lovely people, having a good weekend? I am; I have mostly been sleeping, visiting friends and staying up late reading. Because I’m a grown-up and I can do that sort of thing if I want.
Actually, reading into the early hours is my default state and has been for about twenty years. There’s a reason I’m always tired…well, in truth it’s one of the reasons I’m always tired.
Continue reading “Books that make me think: Feminist books”
Time has flown hasn’t it? Quite a few things have happened in the last three years. I thought I’d have a look back at some of my posts from the beginning and from each anniversary.Continue reading “Three years of blogging”
I know I posted a few reviews a couple of days ago but that was to celebrate the Hugo Awards. I do wish I’d been able to go to Loncon but such is life. Right, enough with the wishing, on with the reviews.
Continue reading “August reviews: part 1”
Earlier in the year I posted about Worldcon and the Hugo Awards. I’ve been reading the books nominated for the award for novels. Ahead of the start of Worldcon in London this weekend I though I’d post my reviews of books up for awards.
Continue reading “Hugo Awards”