Monthly Archives: September 2009

Assassin’s Creed is very cathartic right now

I remember after watching The Da Vinci Code thinking that it made a better film than a book – now having seen Angels and Demons, I can’t say the same.  the script was LAUGHABLE. Surely someone as experienced as Howard … Continue reading

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Bosom Friends – help needed

I’ll shortly be taking over the reins of “Bosom Friends” – which is the lesbian sister-site of Speak its Name. (Link of the new site to come) It’s a genre even more neglected that gay historicals was, and needs a … Continue reading

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Tax – The unit

I wrote recently to have my house “re-banded” – which , for the non UK citizens means, hopefully I’ll pay less tax on it.  We have a council tax which we pay yearly, for refuse, local government and maintenance and … Continue reading

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Lambda’s Explanation of the New Guidelines and my comments

I’m sure most of you have seen this by now but here is Katherine Forrest’s response to the deluge of concerns about the new lambda guidelines, which seemed to exclude non-GLBTQ writers from receiving a Lambda award. Clarification of Lambda … Continue reading

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You know you are pussy whipped when…

You really want to get on with Metal Gear Solid and you can’t because Monsier Malfoy is fast asleep in the gaming chair and you can’t possibly disturb him. I mean. Would you??? – – –

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Sunday rambling as usual

Pulled a muscle in the base of my spine, so ouchie. Don’t expect any sense out of me. What do you mean, you never do? I’ve had an idea – just an inkling – for a new novel. I’ll let … Continue reading

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addictions

"That looks painful." " That’s the point, Merlin. It’s not a pillow fight" and best of all: Arthur (to Merlin) "Nothing can ever happen between us." Merlin (to Arthur) "When you are king, you can change that." SQUEE. OK. I’m … Continue reading

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A little miffed.

Just noticed this on the Lambda Guidelines: As such, it should be noted that the Lambda Literary Awards are based principally on the LGBT content, the gender orientation/identity of the author, and the literary merit of the work. Has this … Continue reading

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Paper Moon and other stuff

I’ve just finished reading “Paper Moon” by Marion Husband. It’s already been reviewed on Speak Its Name, but I wanted to add my two pence worth.  It’s a truly wonderful book.  It’s a sequel of sorts to “The Boy I … Continue reading

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Someone needs to draw this.

Keith Floyd and Patrick Swayze together?  I like to think they are both sitting in Valhalla quaffing and roistering.  Floyd is cooking something delicious and educating everyone about seafood and good wine. Swayze is teaching them to dance.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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