Monthly Archives: April 2008

I.. well, there are no words.

Is this real?  Why boobs?  That smacks of a boy who never grew up rather than an appreciation of the female form. In light of my earlier post, here’s another reason I would loathe cons, if that’s the mental age … Continue reading

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Am job-hunting. Looks like plans have changed. Don’t ask.

I look at some of the report of the Romantic Times bash and I wonder whether, if I ever have to attend, what I’d make of it.  I’m not good with large groups of women, and things like the Chippendales … Continue reading

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News news, wonderful news!

Ok. I’ve been sitting on this news for WEEKS and I thought at one point I was going to explode with excitement. You’ll see it everywhere I am, so I apologise for the cross-posting but hey – I never do … Continue reading

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Procrastinatus – God of the Shiny

And because I worship at the shiny altar, I’ve transferred my list of Historical Links to my webpage and coded the links themselves. It’s here – and please let me know of any other links you may have? Just finished … Continue reading

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Fun Meme on Alex Beecroft’s LJ

She says: I was reading a thread on Making Light this morning which was, as usual, intimidatingly erudite and much too clever for me, in which people were translating poems into LOL! and Txt! speak.  But I was too embarrassed … Continue reading

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Macadamia Nuts!

OMG – where have they been all my life? Someone went to Oz and brought back a bag and they are heavenly. Perhaps because they are fresh or something?  I could LIVE on them. My mother was a nut fiend, … Continue reading

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GRRM says he’s got to finish Dragons by June. I really hope he does. I live in constant (and very selfish) fear that the man may not live long enough to finish the saga. I’m REALLY enjoying “The Farseer Trilogy” … Continue reading

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Ha!

Thank you to  for this list of how to query agents from Janet Reid (Literary Agent) and which blows away most of which we know – I particularly like number five; 5. Write what you don’t know. I recently attended … Continue reading

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POP QUIZ!

This cover (under the cut) Is it: 1. Mr Black meets Mr White whilst Mr White was out walking with his affianced.  Mr Black falls immediately in love with Mr White and remarks favourably on the handsome swell of his … Continue reading

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Happy birthday tharain, this one’s for you

  I’ve just finished a computer game called The Mystery of the Druids and bloody hell I hated every minute of it. I hate a game where I have to cheat and with this one, I had to cheat almost constantly. … Continue reading

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