Category Archives: Awesome Things

Review: Wake Up Dreaming, by Stephanie Mabey

Whoooo-boy. It’s amazing how ranty people get when you like things they don’t. Or when you critique things they like. Comes with the territory, I suppose, but I’m sort of beyond busy at the moment and haven’t had a lot … Continue reading

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Today In Search of the Happiness Max has topped 50,000 hits!

I feel like I ought to have something more intelligent to say about this happenstance, but I’m a bit tired, so I’m afraid it’s all going to get a bit Tumblr-y. By which I mean to say: Let the reaction … Continue reading

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Reviewing Through the Time Machine: Inexplicable Objects

Today, this most wonderful piece of nonsense rolled across my Tumblr: An Inflatable Beard of Bees! ‘None of the danger of using actual bees’ When a beekeeper wants to impress the ladies, he puts a queen bee in a small … Continue reading

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The Second Annual Serene Wombles

Two years! Woo-woo! Thanks for keeping with me. It’s been another hell of a year, and although Life Events have meant that I wasn’t able to review quite as much as I would have liked, you’ve stuck with me, and … Continue reading

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Save Romatically Apocalyptic!

Only just over a week ago I discovered this most unusual and high-quality of comics.But – woe is all of us! – Romantically Apocalyptic is in real danger of disappearing for an unknown period of time. Basically, the computer of … Continue reading

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Review: Romantically Apocalyptic

It’s all got a bit comicsy in Womblevonia. I don’t think of myself as someone who reads a lot of webcomics, but these days, it seems I do, and slowly, by following links from one to another, I get introduced … Continue reading

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Review: Real Life Fiction

I know I’ve been very lax around here. I hate popping up and apologising for the delay all the time – it feels messy – but RL has been hitting me like an extended metaphor. I’ve been considering putting up … Continue reading

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My First SFX Weekender

There were many things I loved about the weekend I spent in Prestatyn, flying the Angry Robot table at the SFX Weekender. There were also a couple of things that were mindlessly irritating, and one thing that was fairly disgusting. … Continue reading

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And so I’m back, from outer space…

… you just walked in to find me here with that sad look upon my face… Actually, no, that last bit is a lie. I am very happy, now, for I have THE INTERNET at home again. Apologies for the … Continue reading

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Because I’d like to post about something wonderful, now

Read this. It was described as a ‘rage’ comic on tumblr (I found it via It’s a Space Romance, which I went to to cheer myself up.) I don’t really know what a ‘rage’ comic is, but I thought it … Continue reading

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