The Perils of German Cuisine
The Ditmar Awards are Australia’s fan-voted awards of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, and the more people who get involved, the better! The nomination process is simple, nominations are open to anyone active in fandom (ie anyone who reads fantasy, sci-fi or horror, or are part of community celebrating one or all genres), or anyContinue reading “Nominations Open for 2021 Ditmar Awards”
So it’s been a while.With the global pandemic and everyone’s lives being thrown upside down with lockdowns, stress and anxiety, I have honestly not been able to pick up a book since the pandemic started. But recently I’ve been able to find the time to get back into reading, and have finished SOCIAL MEDIA CENTRAL,Continue reading “Book Review: Social Media Central”
I’ve been trying to write this blog post for some time, to get it out there, to get it done. 2020 did not end well, with the death of my father in November. I’ve taken some time since then, and have recently been trying to get myself together to pick up where I’d left off.Continue reading “Where to Start?”
It’s October, and for some of us this means the Christmas countdown has begun. For others, this means one thing. Halloween. No matter what October means for you, it is an excellent time of year to enjoy horror books and movies. There is something very ominous about the month. The constant hum of lawnmowers acrossContinue reading “Horror Book and Movie Recommendations”
My previous blog, ‘A Year of Darkness and Loss’ was perhaps rather bleak. There have been some positive and encouraging things, and things to be thankful for. Personally, my wife and I have moved out of the chaos of the city to a small town beyond the reach of suburbia. The afternoon sky is fullContinue reading “Light Amongst the Darkness”
It’s been months since I’ve posted anything to this blog. What had started as a year of hope and opportunity has turned into a catastrophe. I want to say it all started with the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department on May 25th, but it didn’t. He wasn’t the first unarmed blackContinue reading “A Year of Darkness and Loss”
With many people are stuck at home and quite possibly in need of new reading material, it’s probably a good time to talk about my favourite books out of everything I read last year. There’s no better place to escape to than the worlds within a good book, so here’s my Top 10 countdown. IContinue reading “My Twenty Favourite Books from 2019 (Part 2)”
Firstly, I’d like to draw attention to this awesome, distinctive cover. Kopievsky’s RESISTANCE, book one in The Divided Elements series, is a wonderful debut novel. In this story, the post-apocalyptic world is inhabited by fire, water, earth and air elementals. Every person is aligned to an element, which dictates their roles in society, how theyContinue reading “Book Review: RESISTANCE”
Since many people are stuck inside right now, it’s a good time to share this blog about my favourite reads from 2019. There’s no better place to escape to than the worlds within a good book, so here’s books 20 – 11 out of my favourites from last year. Hopefully some of you will beContinue reading “My Twenty Favourite Books from 2019 (Part One)”
THE GIFTS OF FATE by David T. Myers is an engaging urban fantasy / magical realism story set in Sydney. And honestly, that was enough to draw me in. As much as I love sci-fi and fantasy that takes me to different worlds, I always love a story that’s set in places I know, butContinue reading “Book Review: THE GIFTS OF FATE”
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