Monthly Archives: December 2010

Is everything I ever thought about Pern wrong?

Having read my first Todd McCaffrey novel, “Dragon’s Heart” I’m inclined to believe so. I’m not so far on in my years that I was worried about my memory going, but I picked up Dragon’s Heart expecting the experience that … Continue reading

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Local band attempts to take Christmas No. 1

That’s nationally of course, not in Podunksville, Yorkshire. Hubris is an important quality in the youth. They felt that because of Rage Against the Machine’s success last year over some X Factor drivel they¬† stand a good chance. The single … Continue reading

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The latest literature round-up

The original point of this blog was in part to document the books I read. I have been very lax. In no particular chronological order, in the last three months I have read: Neal Stephenson: Cryptonomicon – good, engrossing and … Continue reading

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The Calendar Girls need to answer for their crimes

In today’s issue of yesterday’s paper (delayed because the country seems to be fundamentally shocked that it might receive snow annually, much less in winter) was the new Women’s section. So far, it’s been as expected, cupcakes, ugly jewellry and … Continue reading

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