Monthly Archives: July 2007

*Beavis and Butthead snorting* BUTT solicitors Yes, I’m 12. I’M MISSING MY FLIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *flails* Going to see Order of the Phoenix tonight – possibly the last person in the world to do so. This is canaries_chick’s first excursion to a … Continue reading

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Regency Chavs! You thought that girls being called Chardonnay and Chablis were a new invention!? Not according to the Regency Name Generator which lists CHAMPAGNE as a girl’s first name! *giggles* Someone has just pointed out at work that my … Continue reading

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DISTANT HORIZONS ANTHOLOGY NEWS I’m probably the last person to hear, but there will be two anthologies in this series, I just had an email from Greg Herren confiming it – so the people who aren’t on the Table of … Continue reading

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SPOILING To the tune of Oh Mr Porter Oh Missus Fanbrat, please do not spoil,I don’t want to know what’s happening,To Malfoy, Crabbe or Goyle.Keep me in the dark, please, anticipatory,Oh Missus Fanbrat, don’t spoil the book for me! Oh … Continue reading

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drooling

Lucius has wolfhounds…. dialup heavy though Thanks to *wanders around in a happy daze* What the frell was the stupid ending on JEKYLL? Leaving it open for a new series? It was hardly a series as it was – just … Continue reading

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Dear Dear Author

STOP IT! stop it stop it stop it stop it!!! Have you never heard of precis? Round up posts? Meta? STOP posting one line comments every ten minutes. All day yesterday and all day today. I am sick to DEATH … Continue reading

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I’m in love with this book…

And it’s not even gay erotica!  It’s The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. It was a pure chance “pull off the shelf try” although having found out that “The Vintner’s Luck” – which I thought was a very random selection was … Continue reading

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Mostly, I don’t subscribe to the Cult of Nice – I believe in being generally polite but I do tend to say what I want – and in the main I do prefer honest critique than mindless squee (specially when … Continue reading

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I hate summer. I really, really hate it. Spring, love it. Autumn, adore it, Winter – fabuloso, specially with snow but summer? You can stick it where the monkey keeps his nuts. It’s one long misery (that starts in about … Continue reading

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Mossie Bites!

Has anyone got any advice for infected mosquito bites?  Every year I seem to get more and more allergic and now I have one bite on my forearm which – literally – is the size and shape and hardness of … Continue reading

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