Tag Archives: books

Feb 18th, 2009

From my bookshelf & book club review

It’s been a bit quiet on the reading front since my last bookshelf post. Once I finished the Egan and MZB I picked up Alastair Reynolds’ Pushing Ice which I had started ages ago but had put aside for no particular reason. It ended up coming away on our camping holiday with me and still […]

Feb 15th, 2009

Interview time

I’ve been a little slow with this one! Back at the end of January Liz at Eternal Lizdom invited her readers to request an interview from her, which I duly did. Shortly afterwards, her questions arrived in my inbox and I opened a draft post, began to write, got stuck and it’s been sitting there […]

Feb 7th, 2009

Other Mother is here

Freaky! I’ve been exploring the Coraline movie website, so much awesome! I particularly like the clip showing the miniature knitting (it’s in the top drawer under the mirror in Coraline’s bedroom). I’m extremely peeved that here in Australia we have to wait till MAY for the cinema release *grumbles* I have to confess I haven’t […]

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 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 […]