• There can be only 9…

    25 August 2020

    A couple of months ago, back when J K Rowling was Public Enemy 1 in the eyes of some people, the CBR site put together a list that they called "Here Are 9 Fantasy Series to Read INSTEAD of Harry...

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  • Manga anniversary

    24 August 2020

    I'm a day late sharing this anniversary news with you, but I only clocked it on Twitter this morning, when I saw this tweet from Weekly Shougakukan Edition @Wsstalkback which they posted yesterday:...

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  • Soft play and reptiles

    23 August 2020

    As if Covid-19 wasn't enough of a hassle to be dealing with, weatherwise we've had a pretty dreadful summer on the west coast of Ireland. Lots of grey skies and wet days, with the occasional storm...

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  • Overcoming the odds

    22 August 2020

    With Covid-19 on the resurgence in many countries, this drawing by a fan called Keroromo, shared with me early into lockdown, seems sadly more timely than ever. It depicts Darren, Mr Crepsley and...

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  • Artemis foul

    21 August 2020

    I haven't watched the Artemis Fowl movie yet, and although I will at some point, based on all the terrible reviews, it's not something I'm looking forward to, which is a real shame. I loved the...

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  • Anime queries

    20 August 2020

    My post a couple of days ago about the Cirque Du Freak manga omnibus (due to see print in January 2021) went down very well with followers and stoked up a lot of excitement. A few people queried...

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