The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern My rating: 5 of 5 stars Utterly enchanting. Thoroughly absorbing. Highly recommended. I cannot say more. 🙂 View all my reviews
** This post is dedicated to my dear friend and sister in storycraft, Kim Koning. In the little corner of the online writing and reading community that I occupy, I often come across photos, memes, slogans and posts extolling the virtues of the printed book over the eBook. I usually avoid the discussion because my appreciation … Continue reading Don’t tell me eBooks have no soul
The Australian audio book industry lost one of its pioneers and favourite voices, on the 30th of December. Stephanie Daniel was best known for being the voice of Kerry Greenwood's Phryne Fisher audio books, but she recorded many, many more. I was lucky enough to sit in the production booth opposite Steph many times, and … Continue reading Vale Stephanie Daniel
While eating my lunch, today, I followed a link from a fellow gamer and the result tickled me so I thought I'd share it. I'm not sure why Monk came in above Mage, because I'd definitely use magic before hand-to-hand (and I chose magic for both my first and second choice of weapons) but I guess … Continue reading I Am A Chaotic Good Elf Monk Mage
Linkin Park was my chosen writing music, today, and I was finding particular inspiration in "Roads Untraveled" which sounds like this. When I was looking up the song, intending to embed the video here, I found the following video on the Linkin Park site, which contained a process story - and you know how I … Continue reading Roads Untravelled
It's official, our Air Freight package, into which I put my ergonomic keyboard, and which should have been delivered to us a week ago, will not arrive till next week 😦 So, yesterday, I broke down and bought a keyboard that is only a little bigger than my little tablet's keyboard, but is slightly curved, … Continue reading What a difference a curve makes!
I've always been one of those people who cannot work well in silence. As a child, when my mother told me to turn off my radio while I did my homework, I used to say that "silence distracts me", but she wouldn't accept that - and fair enough, it sounds like the excuse of a … Continue reading Review: Coffitivity, Ambient Sound App
If 68% of women going to the movies dressed as men to avoid sexual harassment at the movie theatre - would you demand change? Would you tell those women that they shouldn't be going to the movies in the first place?The Gaming industry makes more money, and sells more units than music and movies combined … Continue reading Sexual Harrassment in Video Games is Not Okay.
Getting sad for Chapter 7 work, today.