Monthly Archives: January 2008

Waking up to bad news

Happy Birthday !  Have a lovely day! I’m stunned by Ledger’s death, I’m sure my flist will be full of it today, but it’s such a tragic waste of talent. Just. No words, really. And I’m extremely miffed with people … Continue reading

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City of Vice – Channel Four (UK) Last Night – Privilege of the Sword If you DIDN’T see City of Vice, and you live in the UK and are interested in gay history then you missed a treat last night … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek to me too!

The Which Ancient Language Are You Test You are Linear B. Even those who can follow you think you’re all Greek to them. Which, after all, is true – Linear B being the first known text for written Greek. To … Continue reading

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Sobbing in bath DID occur…

I knew it would. Argh! Poor Richard! Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo……………. Anyone know where I can get swordpoint icons from?

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Obsession

It’s a strange thing, to me, that I can get so very involved in fictional characters that they evoke a huge emotional response in me even long long after I’ve finished reading the book, or finished watching the film. I’m … Continue reading

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Don’t know whether things are just improving

Or what. I’ve been reading a LOT for Speak Its Name recently and I’m finding some pretty decent stuff. I know that I talk about Gay Historical Fiction a lot, but everyone has to be obsessed with something, and from … Continue reading

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I know…

that people will say that they didn’t like it, and that the script was not what they expected and blah blah blah but I loved TORCHWOOD from the top of its little head to the bottom of its biker boots. … Continue reading

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Anyone interested in 18th Century London…

Don’t miss City of Vice at 9pm!  New historical drama series, mixing real characters with fiction to tell the story of the Fielding brothers of Georgian London – two Westminster magistrates considered to be England’s first ever policemen. In the … Continue reading

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Torchwood…

Three days to go…. From Firefox – a review of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Finally, in James Marsters, the series has found a truly spectacular guest star. Swaggering out of the rift like an escapee from a glam-rock convention, … Continue reading

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Mmmmm. Chocolates!

Oh – And money.  Two words that will always go straight to the cockles of my greedy heart.  Received a nice fat cheque from PD Publishing this morning, so it seems that after over a year, Standish is still selling … Continue reading

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