Monthly Archives: June 2010

Too bloomin’ difficult

I’m beginning to think that Torquere don’t WANT to sell books. An author contacted me a little while back to inform me of her new gay historical, and I said that was great and I’d put it on The List.  … Continue reading

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Charles II Rap – The King that brought back partying …

It’s a shame this video is in black and white, (because it wasn’t on the original Horrible Histories show) but it does have subtitles which might help people – it’s completely brilliant – but then, Horrible Histories is completely brilliant … Continue reading

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argh!

I just heard a news item about the footballers complaining about the newly designed World Cup ball. Apparently it’s hard to control. *blinks* Two things occurred to me as I was driving along. First it was a sensible thought: That … Continue reading

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It’s too ‘ot.

I’m making notes about Dad and my caring experience.  The long view is that I hope one day to write a book sharing my experiences to give other people in the same boat the feeling that it’s not just happening … Continue reading

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Sound Familiar?

You wake late, full of self-loathing, at some point between Woman’s Hour and The World at One. When you eventually settle down to your desk, after the first instalment of Neighbours, you waste the rest of the afternoon alternating between … Continue reading

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Pimp My Ride Results

You guys are no fun. Only had two entries – but both of them were BRILLIANT – so they both win a copy of LAST GASP. Here’s “Horse Car Wilde” by Nan Hawthorne: And here’s a Gothic Gentleman from Sim. … Continue reading

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