Archive for August, 2009

  •             It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were       striking thirteen. This is the opening line of a book I consider to be one of the greatest...

    1984: SF Masterpiece?

                It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were       striking thirteen. This is the opening line of a book I consider to be one of the greatest...

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  •   My eye was caught by an article in Sunday’s paper about the eminent Canadian novelist Margaret Attwood.  She’s travelling on the Queen Mary 2 across the Atlantic, and is...

    SF, or not SF?

      My eye was caught by an article in Sunday’s paper about the eminent Canadian novelist Margaret Attwood.  She’s travelling on the Queen Mary 2 across the Atlantic, and is...

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  • My friend Danny Stack has recently made a short film, with the help of his friends and the loyal readers of his blog. I haven’t seen the completed film, but...

    Trailer for Origin

    My friend Danny Stack has recently made a short film, with the help of his friends and the loyal readers of his blog. I haven’t seen the completed film, but...

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  • I’ve had some delightful arrivals through the letterbox this week…yesterday I got a copy of the US reprint version of Debatable Space (exactly the same as the previous version, with...

    Meet Mr Smith

    I’ve had some delightful arrivals through the letterbox this week…yesterday I got a copy of the US reprint version of Debatable Space (exactly the same as the previous version, with...

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