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Best Tor.com short stories

Via Tor.com comes Locus‘s recommendations for their top stories of 2010. I really enjoy short stories although I generally find a much greater range of quality than in novels. This might be one of the reasons why they’re still not … Continue reading

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Brighton Rock

Brighton Rock by Graham Greene is one of many classics which occupy the list deep in my mind titled “Books I need to get around to reading at some point”. A list utterly distinct from the “To read next” list … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl’s Twisted Tales

Went to the theatre last night with Jen to see Roald Dahl’s Twisted Tales and it was a very pleasant evening’s entertainment. We had cheap tickets, row D, although I didn’t personally struggle with the view save for one scene … Continue reading

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127 Hours

I don’t often get a chance to review films, books or music I dislike. This is because life is short and I don’t have the time to actively seek out media that isn’t going to be entertaining. Occasionally though I’m … Continue reading

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National Maritime Museum

Today I visited the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Despite the stunning location and the close location of the excellent Royal Observatory it was seriously disappointing. The Maritime Museum was one of those museums which despite being huge didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Black Swan

I’ve been very excited about Black Swan since I first heard about it around the time The Fountain was out. It seems to be one of those films that have had a long genesis and I was hoping it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Necropolis

I’ve always been wary about reading science fiction or fantasy set in a universe that isn’t the creation of the author. Maybe it was just stumbling upon some really bad Star Trek novels in the library when I was younger. … Continue reading

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