Monthly Archives: September 2013

Song for a Sunday – You Oughta Know

A little bit of Alanis at her meanest on a quiet Sunday:- Advertisements

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Filler content with a girl called alice

This review appeared in The Third Alternative #35:- SISTER ALICE Robert Reed Orbit pb, 408pp, £6.99 reviewed by Peter Tennant The cover blurb has Stephen Baxter acclaiming Reed as ‘the new century’s most compelling SF voice’, which seems a little … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Thursday Afternoon #1

ITEM: Actually I have no idea if it’s ‘#1’, but scrolling back to check is just too damned laborious. ITEM: Before we move on to other stuff, any writers reading this blog with a penchant for SF/F may care to … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash: Gravity

This looks spectacular:-   And I have at least one friend who is going to get seriously down with the idea of being a woman alone on a space station with George Clooney. I wonder if it was influenced/inspired by … Continue reading

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Brief Thoughts on a Manic Monday #8

ITEM: But first, a quick shout out to the world’s greatest living human being – the demigod Bruce Frederick Springsteen is 64 years old today. It’s Brucemas!!! Why has Hallmark not picked up on this occasion for public rejoicing? Why … Continue reading

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Song for a Sunday – Letter to Hermione

For all those who have ever loved and lost, the man Bowie nails it.   But did you ever call my name Just by mistake?

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Filler content with maul

This review appeared in The Third Alternative #37:- MAUL: TRICIA SULLIVAN Orbit pb, 355pp, £10.99 This is a novel with two parallel storylines. In one of them, with her friends Suk Hee and Keri, Sun goes down to the mall … Continue reading

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