Archive for: Keeping the Masses Entertained

Jan 25th, 2009

Blogosphere Book Circle reading list

I’ve gone and joined a book club, we’ll be reading one book a month and sharing our thoughts and reviews on our blogs. It’s been organised by the lovely Penny at Walking Upside Down and it’s going to drag me kicking and screaming out of my usual genre comfort zone of SF&F and make me […]

Jan 15th, 2009

The Nargun and the Stars

The Nargun and the Stars “The magical world of Patricia Wrightson’s much-loved novel comes to life on stage in a stunning visual feast, featuring ERTH’s large scale puppets, live actors, and digital animation. The story follows Simon, a boy orphaned and relocated to his distant cousins’ bush farm, where he soon meets the indigenous creatures […]

Jan 12th, 2009

From my bookshelf

Things I’ve been reading this past week. Incandescence by Greg EganI haven’t finished this one yet so who knows how I’ll feel about it when I’m done but here’s my thoughts so far: Egan usually makes my head hurt trying to follow the science part of his SF (and I do love him for it!) […]

Dec 7th, 2008

This weekend

We have: Demolished most of the kitchenette downstairs in the rumpus room (L-shaped bench and the cupboards underneath) to make room for the old entertainment unit. Now I just have to figure out what to do with all the crap that came out of the demolished cupboards. Moved the old entertainment unit (yeah, that bloody […]

Dec 4th, 2008

Prop 8: The Musical

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Dec 3rd, 2008

I’m going to read to you whether you like it or not!

Today I spent the whole day feeling like nothing was working out quite the way it was supposed to. I had planned to give myself the morning off, once I’d dropped the kids at school I was going to come home and spend an hour and a half doing whatever I bloody well wanted to […]