Monthly Archives: June 2013

Impressions: Halting State Series

Just finished this duo of books (surely, if the rules of speculative fiction mean anything, soon to become a trilogy) by UK author Charles Stross. The books are an interesting near-future hybrid of a police procedural and tech thriller. The … Continue reading

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About the About

I’ve now changed the “About” page to actually have some form of content in it. It was vaguely embarrassing to realise someone had visited it and noticed I hadn’t bothered to fill it in. I’m posting about this because it … Continue reading

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But who will hear the story of the jailors?

Currently, I’m reading Robert Hughes’ The Fatal Shore. For the vast swathe (<eyeroll>) of  my readers not from Australia, this is a non-fiction book delineating Australia’s origin myth, the transportation of about 165,000 convicts to the other ends of the earth … Continue reading

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