Monthly Archives: July 2015

Asterion

This is now the working title of the next Jen Air story I’m doing.  One of the themes in this series is science and technology being used to turn things that were once fantasy into reality, like Titania and her minions taking on the identity of faeries (not fairies,

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Professor Kettlewell’s Robot

Source: Paul Hanley

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The batmobile is a bit of a pig to handle at times, although I eventually started getting used to it, applying the right amount of braking around corners etc.

I found a bit strange though that enemy trucks, or APCs, are able to stay ahead of it in the chases. 

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I Am Batman! (well, I played him in a video game).

Ah, yes, a true triumph of the will!  I finished Arkham Knight, including collecting all of the Riddler Trophies, solving all his riddles, smashed his shields and saved his victims.

I don’t think I collected all the trophies in any of other games, apart possibly from Asylum.  In City and Origins it was just too tedious a task,

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Jen Air: The Little Queen – Free this Weekend

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Even if you don’t have Kindle Unlimited or Prime I’ll be giving it away free over the weekend

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This really rare bird, the Lava Gull, has a hilarious laugh. Also acts like every other gull hustling for handouts. [full clip on youtube]

this is my favourite scene from final fantasy x

Imagine a pack of velociraptors making this sound before they eat you.

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John Christopher

“Popular as a disaster novelist in the early 60s, Christopher is now best known for his young adult Tripods sequence, in which teenagers must face life under War of the Worlds-esque alien overlords. Christopher is talented at choosing a simple concept and developing it in a natural yet intriguing manner.”

– An excerpt from my guide Asimov to Zelazny: The Science Fiction Author Manual

These are the earliest books I remember reading,

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The first image ever taken by humans of the whole Earth. Photographed by the crew of Apollo 8 in 1968

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Here’s something really cool: Electric Sail (E-sail)

propulsion system, invented by Dr. Pekka Janhunen of the Finnish Meteorological Institute, has been funded by NASA. It’s exciting for many reasons.

Once operational, its technology is expected to revolutionize the space travel within our solar system.

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The best kind of mail to receive on a rainy day.

I used to have a bunch of these books… don’t know what happened to them.  Maybe my brother took them, or they’re in the attic.

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