Saddened

One of my personal writing heroes/goddesses passed away last night after a long illness. Vale Diana Wynne Jones. Thank you for your stories. Dogsbody and Charmed Life are two spec fiction books I remember reading when I was quite young (I suspect around 8). I don’t think I connected them…

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Bugged

It seems there is a cost to a surfeit of fabulousness…there’s a lurgy doing the rounds of attendees, the usual conference crud type thing and while I managed to avoid such things in Dallas, I haven’t this time. So I’ll be the one over there, sleeping and coughing and taking…

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Vale, Steve

You know, I was never a huge fan of the Crocodile Hunter as a show but Steve Irwin was 100% full-bore, flat out passionate about what he did. About saving our animals and our environment and teaching people to respect the planet. He donated huge sums of money and huge…

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