Monthly Archives: October 2009

Another year older…

Having a good day.  The weather has decided to give me a birthday present and is the epitome of autumn.  A light mist, a slight drizzle, warm for the time of year (16 degrees C) and the colours are glorious.  … Continue reading

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Meme-age – gacked from Mylodon

Day one (today!): a song Day two: a picture Day three: a book/ebook/fanfic Day four: a site Day five: a youtube clip Day six: a quote Day seven: whatever tickles your fancy Very difficult one today, to choose a song.  … Continue reading

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grr!

Still no RSS feeds which is bloody annoying.  I’m tempted to insert them all into i-Google. I don’t want to because I like a one-stop shop for my entire news and friends, and LJ has been perfect for that, but … Continue reading

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damn you RSS feeds, why are you never working?

I wondered what was wrong with my flist this morning, and then suddenly realised I’m getting no feeds. BAH!! I’ve just been writing a review of “Fellow Travellers” by T.C. Worsley for Speak Its Name  (review will go up on … Continue reading

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Good News (which was much needed)

TRANSGRESSIONS has (within a whisker) earned its advance back in six months.  I don’t know for certain, but I keep reading everywhere that “most books don’t earn back their advances” so surely this is a good thing?? i didn’t get … Continue reading

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Should a reviewer bother to read the book he’s reviewing?

You’d say yes, surely?  Transgressions and False Colors had some publicity and a semi-review in the Bay City Reporter yesterday, The link is HERE. Not very flattering, all in all, but then again, people outside haven’t seen the genre before … Continue reading

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ambivalence

Big Bang Theory – oh sigh. It continues to be as witty and as much fun as ever. Oh Sheldon how I love thee. TRUE BLOOD COMING TO CHANNEL FOUR TODAY!!!!! whee!!! Can’t wait! I’ve been reading Night Watch by … Continue reading

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Kwestions

Where’s Severus? He never misses coming in for his breakfast. *worries * ETA: Here he is the little monster…. Starving hungry and cute as a button… Anyone watching Flashforward?  I’m loving it.  Of course I can see it has the … Continue reading

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SGU!

Thank you for whoever nominated my books on Elisa’s Awards. If you enjoyed them, I’d be happy if you voted for them too.  Although Alex’s False Colors is currently in front, and that’s entirely how it should be. *cheers her … Continue reading

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Say that again – in English??

This is exactly why I don’t enjoy text books: Gay and lesbian historical fictions often foreground these three topoi, their parallels with ostensibly atavistic ways of knowing enacted, for example, in Christian narratives, reveal continuities between past and present, countering … Continue reading

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