Monthly Archives: December 2007

Happy New Year Peeps!

eta: it’s rather hard (because I have a filthy mind) to look at that gif and not turn it upside down and then think filthy thoughts.

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*blink and jaw drop*

How on earth did I miss the homoerotic scene in Spartacus before?  Crassus (Olivier) is being bathed by a very young and very beautiful Antoninus (Tony Curtis.) Marcus Licinius Crassus: Do you eat oysters? Antoninus: When I have them, master. … Continue reading

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I love my Country

Sometimes. Yesterday there was a version of  he Weakest Link and all the contestants were Children’s TV Puppets.  *dies of the giggles*  I’ve never heard Ann be so nice! I’m cold, and I haven’t written a word of my book or … Continue reading

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Review: Wicked Gentlemen by Ginn Hale

This book surprised me. I’d been considering buying it for a while, but as I had so many historicals I wanted to review (and knew that I couldn’t do this one on Speak Its Name) I kept putting it off, … Continue reading

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I should be writing, but I got sumpting in ma eye.

Has anyone else read “Wicked Gentlemen” by Ginn Hale?  I’m very impressed with it, and I’m regretting (whilst only being on Chapter 6) that it’s not as thick as Goblet of Fire or something. It’s labelled “Steampunk” which I assume … Continue reading

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Happy Smug Day

That is – smug I don’t have to WORK! Happy birthdays and !! Very happy that Dear Lucius is still on the Forbes Rich List.  In a modest (and never showy) 14th place  Wouldn’t want to draw too much attention, … Continue reading

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Christmas TV

Was pretty damned good, for a bloody change. Gone with the Wind (got to be done, and it’s the sort of film you can wander in and out of as you cook the dinner) – Finding Nemo, Shrek 2, (I … Continue reading

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Past it at last

I’m staring at that heading and now I don’t know whether it should be “passed it at last”. I’m referring to my mother’s death anniversary, so perhaps either is actually correct? Anyway, thanks to the people who mailed me with … Continue reading

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*I think I’ve just had the worst mince pie in the World. Overwhelming cloves, and bitter walnut. *mouthbleach* *You’d think that at the end of a very busy year, when an assistant has been working for ten solicitors (where most … Continue reading

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How many checks do you want?

OK…. M/M CHECK HISTORICAL? CHECK. ILLUSTRATED?  WHAT?  ILLUSTRATED? CHECK. Lieutenant Samuel Blackwood (deceased) why is no-one yelling about this?

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