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The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett

It’s a good feeling knowing you’ve just finished book one of a forty(?) book series, and an even better one when the story you’ve read is funny and clever. 98 more words


Oh, hello! I didn't see you there.

Hey, y’all! To quote one of the best, albeit fictional, people I know:

A brisk and busy spring (two Crimson Pirates gigs, with considerable though happy rehearsal) led into a ridiculously busy summer (all things New York Renaissance Faire). 287 more words

Recent Reads

I’m currently caught up in a minor wave of reading material; trying to juggle the time evenly between each book is proving to be difficult. The persistent distractions of the Summer holidays are an annual nuisance, but they are, however, permitting me the opportunity to work on my time management skills. 636 more words

An Introduction to Fahrenheit 450

“There must be something in books, something we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there. You don’t stay for nothing.” 289 more words


Guards! Guards!, Men at Arms and Feet of Clay - Terry Pratchett, Audible review

Terry Pratchett is the reason I write. When I first picked up a copy of Small Gods in the Isle of Man, many, many years ago, it was the first book that I’d read that held my attention, and made me want to sit in and read rather than going into the sun and enjoying the holiday with my folks. 773 more words


Writing the Truly Bizarre

Tricky.  Very tricky.  How do you work words to bring to life a completely bizarre, improbable, almost impossible situation?

Take the news story doing the rounds today: 297 more words