Category: Fiction

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… No, hang on a sec. That’s Star Wars. It was a dark and stor… No, that’s not right either. I made a promise to Shelley ‘Burningbird’ Powers over a year…

Eric Garcia – Casual Rex PI Vincent Rubio may sound like a Sam Spade clone, but he’s really a dinosaur, a Raptor, part of a large (pun intended) reptilian community, which, thanks to modern technology and a good deal of…

There is a meme going around at the moment where you have to: Grab the nearest book. Open the book to page 23. Find the fifth sentence. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.…

“I hug you” “But I can’t even see you!” “That is correct. I’m hugging you by not hugging you.” “Is this some kind of Zen?” “Strawberries.” “What kind of answer is that?” “A valid one.” “How so?” “I am forcing…

I don’t actually believe that the HitchHikers Movie will suck as much as everyone seems to think it will. First, a major source of annoyance appears to be that Americans have been cast as Ford, Trillian and Zaphod. First, note…

Copies of Bridget Jones’ Diary read today: 1. Am unable to write sentences in proper way. non-v.g. Should fix.

Some of you, my loyal readership, will have noticed that not only are we back in the land of the standard blue-specs/aq9 design for the whole site, but where once out-of-date Vice City stats dominated the sidebar, now the more…

[ Amazon UK | US ] Edward Rutherfurd is an author with a specialised genre all of his very own. He writes historical fiction which follows a place though the people who live there. ‘The Forest’ is a novel about…

So, Books then. (I’ll add links to these when I’ve got a graphical browser again. I’m mid-compile of Firebird on Gentoo at the moment) I’ve just finished reading “Going Out” by Scarlett Thomas, which is a Couplandesque tale of personal…

On Saturday, I was at an AFP meet. “Have you heard about Douglas Adams?” “No? What?” “He died, last night. Heart attack”. Watch as a world comes tumbling down. And I spent seven hours on trains today, notebook in hand,…