Reliving my earliest reading memories, I have now finished the second book in John Christopher’s Tripods Trilogy.  It continues from where the last one finished, with our hero Will, Henry and Beanpole (don’t know why he’s the only one who …

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I’ve being wanting to reread this for a long time.  I remembering reading it when I was a wee one, and so was one of the things that got me interested in reading and in storytelling.  But I finally did …

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Not a sci-fi or fantasy today, but as I was watching Star Trek: The Next Generation (in particular Picard’s holodeck adventures as Dixon Hill), I suddenly got an itch to read an actual hardboiled detective mystery.  And when I did, …

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