Hack and stories

Those of you who know me will be aware I tend to get distracted by trivial issues (meticulous and details-orientated, that's me). True to form, I have an ongoing irritation about buying black binbags: they're not the right size, or they tear, or they're awkward to tie... Of course, the obvious solution is to try … Continue reading Hack and stories

Another Don Giovanni review

Those of you who follow this blog will know that I somewhat enjoy Mozart's Don Giovanni. I've been to several live performances, mainly within the UK. Last night, we watched another live performance. But rather than battling through crowds at the Royal Opera House (and it looked like a packed hall), we went to a … Continue reading Another Don Giovanni review

Very short stories #12

The sweltering London summer seems to be calming down, which hopefully means I can sleep (and think!) better. I'm not a big fan of heat, and when the temperature's high, I find it really difficult to concentrate on anything. Fortunately, I was still able to read (just about), and I've posted a few book reviews. … Continue reading Very short stories #12

Very short stories #11

I mentioned a couple of posts ago that I entered this year's Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO) contest with A Quiet Rebellion:Guilt. In the spirit of the contest, I'm reading (some of) the other entries and posting reviews on Goodreads as well as LibraryThing. Books I've reviewed so far are: Strings of Chance by Jeff Pryor … Continue reading Very short stories #11