• The cult of Evra Von

    13 August 2019

    I've often spoken here about the cult of Evra Von. Although Evra was an important character in books 2 and 3 of The Saga Of Darren Shan / Cirque Du Freak (and again, further down the story line), I...

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  • Nobody’s perfect

    12 August 2019

    I'm a huge fan of Billy Wilder, the movie writer and director who made such classics as Sunset Blvd, Stalag 17, and Some Like It Hot. I only recently saw a photo of his headstone, and I love it! As...

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  • A scholar and a (censored) bandit!

    11 August 2019

    My son Dante graduated from Montessori (pre-school) at the end of June. His teacher Mary gave us a couple of photos of him. In the first one he's dressed in his lovely, sweet graduation garb,...

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  • Deja Bottom?!?

    10 August 2019

    I can't recall whether or not I've posted this before. I *think* I have, but I'm not 100%, so I figured I'd err on the side of caution. My apologies if I'm wrong and if some of you are feeling a...

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  • Vancha Draper

    09 August 2019

    The Shans head off on holiday today. We were seriously tempted to hit for Vampire Mountain -- in an attempt to roll with the times, Vancha March was charged by the other Vampire Princes with...

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  • Two weeks to go

    08 August 2019

    Just TWO WEEKS to go until my event at the Edinburgh Book Festival on Thursday 22nd August at 5.30pm! As I've said before, this will probably be my only public appearance of 2019, so miss me at...

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