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  • The 2016 Hugo Awards: An Overview

    The Hugos are on again, and I’ve managed to read the novels. The range this year is varied, with series science, high action fantasy, and completely original takes on old themes on the nomination list. First of all, I have to say that I have avoided getting into the problems that the various puppy groups… [Continue Reading]

    The 2016 Hugo Awards: An Overview
  • Review: The Cinder Spires – The Aeronaut’s Windlass

    Jim Butcher does fantasy and does it very well. In The Aeronaut’s Cutlass, Butcher shows how well. In the fantasy world he sets up, the population live in a number of spires which are accessed through airships. Once this is set up, the action starts, as an attack is launched between two spires, and the… [Continue Reading]

    Review: The Cinder Spires – The Aeronaut’s Windlass
  • Review: Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

    The name of Neal Stephenson is one that has come across my desk and various internet feeds over the last couple of decades, and was always on my to do list. With his newest novel, Seveneves, I get to tick that box. Stephenson starts the novel with the moon being destroyed. After that, things get… [Continue Reading]

    Review: Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
  • We Hate People Episode 16: The Distrustful McCoy

    It’s taken 5 weeks but we’re back with a discussion on Hillary versus Donald, Star Trek and even Stranger Things. The Show Notes – Hillary versus Donald – Stranger Things on Netflix – Star Trek Beyond – Assorted pop culture chat – Donald & Hobbs (link) Don’t forget we’d love your feedback via the website,… [Continue Reading]

    We Hate People Episode 16: The Distrustful McCoy

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Review: The Cinder Spires – The Aeronaut’s Windlass

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Euclideon Keeps On Keeping On

Long-term readers will know we've been following Bruce Dell and his company Euclideon for essentially the whole of their … [Read More...]

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Where’s the Money?

A Mafia Godfather finds out that his bookkeeper, Guido, has cheated him out of $10,000,000.00. His bookkeeper is deaf. That … [Read More...]

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Two women friends had gone for a girl's night out. Both were very faithful and loving wives, but they had gotten … [Read More...]

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Why is it when your wife becomes pregnant, all her female friends rub her tummy and say "congratulations" but none of them … [Read More...]

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