Many years ago, I had the opportunity to interview Geoffrey Household. I travelled up to his home in Oxfordshire, and had a very pleasant afternoon. He and his wife were charming hosts, there was plenty of tea and cake and biscuits, all went well until I started the interview. 2,121 more words
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I’ve always had a fear of public speaking. Faced with an audience or a boardroom full of people. The staring, scribbling, yawning and muttering of an assembled group causes my heart rate to peak, my palms to dampen and my brain to think strange paranoid thoughts. 636 more words
Review: Adam Robots (2013). Short story collection written by Adam Roberts.
Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars.
How funny can science fiction be? It is often perceived to be a genre tied up in nightmare visions of a future gone wrong that concerns itself in dealing with the scientific or societal technicalities that caused us to reach critical mass and subsequent meltdown. 294 more words