Archive for October, 2011

  • There is one county in England which is notorious for its high murder count and the weirdness of its locals – they get up to all sorts there, including ritual...

    Murder in Midsomer

    There is one county in England which is notorious for its high murder count and the weirdness of its locals – they get up to all sorts there, including ritual...

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  • I’ve spent the last week or so watching old movies,  as preparation for a part-time teaching job I’m currently doing up in the University of York.  High Noon, Rio Bravo,...

    London Screenwriter’s Festival 2011

    I’ve spent the last week or so watching old movies,  as preparation for a part-time teaching job I’m currently doing up in the University of York.  High Noon, Rio Bravo,...

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  • Life in the Palmer Universe has been highly frenetic over the last month…I’ve been planning to do a lot more blogs but there just ain’t enough hours in the day....

    Life, Car Crashes and Everything

    Life in the Palmer Universe has been highly frenetic over the last month…I’ve been planning to do a lot more blogs but there just ain’t enough hours in the day....

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  • I’ve already written about the Fantasy Con at Brighton…which also featured many book launches, including an amazing-looking book by Kim Lakin-Smith called Cyber Circus. I got to know Kim when...

    SFF Song of the Week: Kim Lakin-Smith

    I’ve already written about the Fantasy Con at Brighton…which also featured many book launches, including an amazing-looking book by Kim Lakin-Smith called Cyber Circus. I got to know Kim when...

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  • This blog takes no sides in the growing furore over the British Fantasy Con Awards – a controversy that  threatens to tarnish my enjoyment of that delightful event. If you’ve...

    Fantasy Con Furore

    This blog takes no sides in the growing furore over the British Fantasy Con Awards – a controversy that  threatens to tarnish my enjoyment of that delightful event. If you’ve...

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  • Last weekend I attended my first ever Fantasy Con….I felt like an interloper, a science fiction writer sneaking into the land of dragons and  men with beards and big swords....

    Fantasy Con 2011

    Last weekend I attended my first ever Fantasy Con….I felt like an interloper, a science fiction writer sneaking into the land of dragons and  men with beards and big swords....

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