Buffy #1 On Spike and “good” vampires

I start the new year with a TV post because this is a blog about writing, and Whedon is one of my favourite writers. Let me just say that this is based on years of Buffy reruns and I haven’t read the graphic novels. I think some stories don’t need sequels and this is oneContinue reading “Buffy #1 On Spike and “good” vampires”

Top Ten Favourite Completed TV Shows

For this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, the topic is favourite stories that are not books. There’s no point, I think, in including shows that are still ongoing, because you never how they’ll turn out (and my favourite movies are too many to list.) So this is a list of TV series that I diligently watchedContinue reading “Top Ten Favourite Completed TV Shows”

“Aren’t we hooked on phonics?” – Top Ten Tuesday, Gilmore Girls and Books

I originally wrote this post two years ago. I have reposted it here, because it kind of almost fits the theme for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted at The Broke and the Bookish: Top Ten Books If You Like a TV show / movie / play, etc. These are books you should read if you likeContinue reading ““Aren’t we hooked on phonics?” – Top Ten Tuesday, Gilmore Girls and Books”

The Nightmare of Black Island by Mike Tucker

“Lewis Carroll. He was an odd one. Real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Completely denied having anything to do with the Alice books. Daft as a brush. You’d have liked him! Loved inventing words. Ever read Jabberwocky? Loads of good words in there. “Tulgy”, “whiffling”, “galumphing”. And “burbled”. How come “burbled” gets to be inContinue reading “The Nightmare of Black Island by Mike Tucker”

“One word, made up: Douchepocalypse.”

Lately, what with having fractured my hand (isn’t it cool how I can type, but I can’t write or do any other important work?), I have had pretty much nothing to do. Naturally, I sit at home, glued to the computer, all day. Now, if you are as crazy about How I Met Your MotherContinue reading ““One word, made up: Douchepocalypse.””