There comes a time in the life of any young fanatic when you think you know it all. You've read their individual and collected works. You've trawled libraries and search engines for everything there is to find on them and then they go and pull the incredible feat of surprising you, from beyond the grave. … Continue reading Unearthed heroes.
As many of you should know I am headed for the Sahara in October, trekking 100km to raise money for The Prince's Trust [read more]. I'm paying for the trek myself but I could really do with begging, stealing or borrowing a lot of the essential kit I will need. If anyone I know has … Continue reading Kit list.
This week represents the return of Breaking Bad for the latter half of its fifth and final series. Breaking Bad is the brainchild of Vince Gilligan and follows the story of high school chemistry teacher Walter White (Brian Cranston) as he discovers he has months to live and reconnects with one of his lost flock … Continue reading Yo, we’re up to date bitch!
"Why does Kate keep posting all that stuff about feminism?" What an excellent question, and one I have been asked far too many times of late. The answer of course is that there has been a resurgence in the campaign as a result of more and more men thinking it is acceptable to treat women … Continue reading On Feminism
Last night I attended my first ever book launch, and what a launch. I've waxed lyrical about Joe Gardner's writing enough times for you all to understand that I'm a fan. His first novel, The Life & Loves Of Jet Tea hit a chord with me, and I'm currently rereading my now signed copy. The … Continue reading The Life & Loves Of Jet Tea book launch.
Last night I got home a little worse for wear to find the first of the manuscripts I sent out last week back in my house. It wouldn't have riled me up if I hadn't spent so damn long in the post office explaining why I needed so many stamps (you're expected to include a … Continue reading Happiness is a rejected manuscript.
For those of you who have somehow escaped the endless updates and pleas for your hard-earned (for most of you) cash, I am walking 100km of the Sahara desert in aid of The Prince's Trust - you can still donate here. As you can imagine this involves a fair amount of training. While I'm not … Continue reading I say, a moving grove.