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The Constant Rabbit - Jasper Fforde

“Somebody once said that the library is actually the dominant life form on the planet. Humans simply exist as the reproductive means to achieve more libraries.”

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Escape Plan (2013, Mikael Håfström)

For this film-by-film look at the career of Arnold Schwarzenegger, I’ve been watching his movies in a random order and jotting down a few thoughts.  532 more words

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The Angel of the Crows - Katherine Addison

“When I left London in 1878, I intended never to return.”

I’d never heard the term ‘wingfic’ until the afterword of this novel, where the author informs us that 

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Welcome to the Jungle (2003, Peter Berg)

For this film-by-film look at the career of Arnold Schwarzenegger, I’ve been watching his movies in a random order and jotting down a few thoughts.  454 more words

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The Name of the Rose (season 1)

Back in the late 1980s, a movie adaptation was made of Umberto Eco’s historical mystery, The Name of the Rose. Starring Sean Connery and a very young Christian Slater in one of his first roles, I rather loved it and enjoyed the book on the back of it. 475 more words

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Happy Couple

I love this blurry little photo, which was included as part of a “World of Datsun” spread in a 1976 brochure called “A Guide to Nissan Motor Co. 27 more words

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A Princess of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs

“I am a very old man; how old I do not know.”

I have mixed feelings about classic sci-fi. It’s good to know the roots of your favourite genre, but it doesn’t always age so well.

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