More! Choice of Magazines, Please

The demise of More! magazine earlier this week was something of a shock to me, and presumably to the other girls who read it as a teenager. I hadn’t given it a thought for years, but now it’s not there any more I feel like a little part of my history has disappeared.More! was a [...]

Bare Bones by Kathy Reichs

This is a Kathy Reichs novel. Narrative, speech, everything:Snap. Snappety snap snap snap. Snappety snap. Snap. This is me writing an angry email:Clack. Clackety clack clack clack. Clackety clack. Clack. What I draw from the similarities is that Temperance Brennan, forensic anthropologist extraordinaire makes Reichs angry. I can't say I blame her. Either that or she doesn't [...]

Bring me my Bow of Burning Gold

I'd love to have found an English teddy for this illustration, rather than a British one, but sadly I couldn't. The only other option was Paddington, and he's from Peru. The English Defence League held their annual St Georges Day march along Brighton seafront on Sunday, obviously not keen to waste a days holiday on the [...]