This is the text of a letter I have just sent to my MP, Jacob Rees-Mogg: Dear Mr Rees-Mogg,As one of your constituents, I am writing to express in the strongest terms my opposition to the prorogation of Parliament by the Prime Minister.Despite the Prime Minister’s assertion that he intends to bring forward important legislation,… Continue reading A letter to my MP
Hello everyone and HAPPY SUNDAY! I mean, as happy as anyone who is currently living in the UK can be. I guess. Yes, I am still in shock over the Brexit referendum. But let’s get down to business and talk books because that will make me feel soooo much better. This Week on The Book… via… Continue reading The Book Smugglers: Stash and News
With Winterbloom and its predecessors having been accepted for publication by Kristell Ink, I am now facing that olde authorial dilemma: what to write next? (I am also facing the dilemma what to read next. In fact #amreading but with interruptions for anxiety, healthy walks in the countryside, being bitten by horseflies, etc) Not to… Continue reading Now what?
As compiled by Cora Buhlert: her weekly round-up of links progressive, entertaining and above all Speculative Fiction related: And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web, this week with commentary on Marvel's Ant-Man as well as your regular dose of Hugo discussion and yet more reports from San Diego… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase: Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 24, 2015
From the Speculative Fiction Showcase, Cora Buhlert compiles her weekly round-up of interesting and entertaining links from the world of SF&F. Speculative fiction in general: Usman T. Malik talks about the importance of science fiction, fantasy and the imagination. Renay talks about the weight of genre history and what it takes to be an SF… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase: Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 10, 2015
My friend, academic Elaine Housby, shares one of her timely posts about life in the Borders of England and Scotland in the run-up to the referendum on independence for Scotland:Debatable Land: stories of life in a grey area: Cameron Hurls a Spanner into the Borders.and from later on:The Misty and Choppy Waters of NationalismDebatable Land:… Continue reading Debatable Land: stories of life in a grey area: Cameron Hurls a Spanner into the Borders