Fandom

  • Fandom,  Updates

    Social(s)

    I’m on wandering.shop, enjoying it well enough now that there are actual people on it – I had created an account a while back but only poked my nose in now and then as it was pretty quiet. It has…

  • Fandom,  Updates

    Out and about

    Moving up to Newcastle has meant a lot more going out and doing things. Partly because we’re no longer in the process of finding a house and moving across the country, of course, but really mostly because there is so…

  • Fandom,  Food and Drink,  Travel

    People, places, and things

    September is mere days away and I haven’t posted since June, whoops. Well, it wasn’t for lack of things to write about in August, my most social month in a very long time. A short summary; We saw humans and…

  • Fandom

    Hugos

    The Hugo shortlist came out a few days ago, and John is on it again for his work on Journey Planet! There are some other great entries across the categories, a few not great ones imo, several I feel are…

  • Family,  Fandom,  Food and Drink

    Memories

    I’ve been going through the old posts to clean up links, fortmatting, and even finding the odd missing report, like Silicon 2006, that’s slipped through the cracks. At the same time I’m scanning old family photos, so I’ve experienced a…

  • Conventions,  Fandom

    Worldcon 2019 in Dublin

    Waking at the crack of dawn got us into Dublin city centre by nine-thirty am on Wednesday August 14th. Too early to check into our AirBnB but a fine time for a hearty breakfast at The Bakehouse, right by the…