21 January 2023

    I don't normally post about local politics, but I think this story that run in the Irish Independent today merits an exception to my general rule: ...

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    20 January 2023

    There are many noteworthy challenge events in the world -- the Olympics, the World Cup, the SuperBowl, the Tour De France, Wimbledon... But I think we can all agree that when it comes to spectator...

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  • All the types of vampires

    19 January 2023

    A YouTuber called James Tullos posted a video a while back called All The Types Of Vampires, in which he... um... talked about all the different types of vampires!! :-) (Thanks to Shanster Adrian...

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  • Fave movies and TV shows of 2022

    18 January 2023

    A week or so ago I posted about the best books I had read in 2022. So I thought it would be nice to provide a companion post, listing my favourite movies and TV shows from last year, but that's...

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  • Favourite ending

    17 January 2023

    A Tweeter with the handle @MetalZero2023 posted this comment earlier today:


    "I’ve just finished reading Zom-B Goddess by @darrenshan. The ending made me really happy and also a bit emotional. I...

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  • Reviews That Burn - Hunters trilogy

    16 January 2023

    A reviewer on REVIEWS THAT BURN, which is an offshoot of the Books That Burn podcast, has been working their way through my Saga Of Darren Shan / Cirque Du Freak series, reviewing each book in...

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