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Song for a Saturday – Fugazi

I’ve been time challenged over the last week or so, and that isn’t going to change in the near future, so I’m suspending blogging for the month of June. So, see you both on the 1st of July, and by … Continue reading

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Filler content with ghostly collections

A couple of reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #35:- GHOSTS: THE COLLECTIONS Maynard Sims, the writing duo formerly known as L. H. Maynard and M. P. N. Sims, made their bones writing ghost stories of a Jamesian cast, … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – The Obvious Child

One of Mr Simon’s finest moments:-

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Brief Thoughts Late on a Friday Afternoon #5

ITEM: The white flowers on the plant in my sister’s front garden have mostly turned brown and started to drop off. I’m going to say it’s a seasonal occurrence. It happens every year when she and her husband go on … Continue reading

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Filler content with an apocalypse

This review originally appeared in The Third Alternative #41:- APOCALYPSE NOW, VOYAGER by JAY RUSSELL Earthling Publications pb, 86pp, $14 http://www.earthlingpub.com This attractively packaged novella from Earthling Publications (produced in a limited and numbered edition, signed by the author) conflates … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Maleficent

And, talking of films based on fairy stories, this baby is dropping into a multiplex near you in July, and looks like it might have potential:-

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Bourne Again

Which is what I would have called the second film based on Robert Ludlum’s bestselling novels, and the third would have been Bourne Three, but for the purposes of this blog post I’ll stick with the original titles, while muttering … Continue reading

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Filler content with Egaeus Press

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #36:- EGAEUS PRESS Beautifully produced and published in a limited edition, the first release from Egaeus, Reggie Oliver’s Shadow Plays sold out before I got round to reviewing it. Fortunately I’m timelier … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Steel Claw

There was a time when I was convinced she sang ‘Coleslaw, steel claw’.

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Once Upon a Time…

…I watched some films based on fairy stories. Red Riding Hood (2011) Amanda Seyfried plays the role of Red in this mix up of the Perrault story and Brotherhood of the Wolf. The village is being terrorised by a werewolf. Enter stage … Continue reading

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