• Name… not Lefty… name… Harkat Meme!!

    18 December 2019

    It's been almost two weeks since our last Cirque Du Freak meme -- far too long, I hear you cry! So let's redress the situation with the soulful little number that was shared with me a while back by...

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  • A yuletide Tattoo Tuesday

    17 December 2019

    If you're thinking of getting a tattoo for Christmas inspired by a Darren Shan book, this Tattoo Tuesday snap sent in by a fan called Morgan should give you plenty of room for thought -- to borrow...

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  • Shanta Claus is here!

    16 December 2019

    Ho! Ho!! Ho!!! It's that time of year again, when Shanta Claus pays a visit to my web site!


    I wrote a fun, short yuletide story many years ago, featuring some of the characters from my first...

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  • Swimming with Chitty

    15 December 2019

    We're big on swimming in the Shan family. We introduced Dante to a pool when he was just a few months old, and we've done the same with Gaia. They both love being in the water, and as proof, we...

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  • Roses are red, and so are…

    14 December 2019

    The "Red Wall" of the Labour Party crumbled during the election in the UK on Thursday, but in a show of sympathy for lovers of all things scarlet, it's a wall of red here in Shanville this...

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  • The Literary Connoisseur

    13 December 2019

    Darren [typing] -- This saved me the task of writing a post today -- thanks, Rebecca! :-)


    The Literary Connoisseur [typing] -- "Is this a book review?? Is Rebecca from The Literary Connoisseur...

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