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La Vendee August 2013

Day 1 – Home to Le Mans Heavy showers and a congested¬†M25 disappeared soon after a pain free Channel Tunnel ‘crossing’ that led on to a straightforward journey to Mister Bed (compact, adequate, clean, friendly, cheap) located on the edge … Continue reading

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Faerie Tale – Raymond E. Feist

Having mentioned that I had enjoyed Mythago Wood to my frend, Jon Vowles, I immediately received a recommendation for this book by Raymond E. Feist, along with several others that have since slipped my mind. The link between the two … Continue reading

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Carter Beats The Devil by Glen David Gold

Glen David Gold‘s Carter Beats The Devil is, simply put, a charming book, delightfully mixing fact with fiction and set in and around San Francisco. I guess if you’ve never been to San Francisco this last point is unlikely to … Continue reading

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30 Days of Night: Bloodsucker Tales v. 1

Up to this point all of the 30 Days Of Night graphic novels have shared a common history and were written and drawn by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith. Whilst this fourth graphic undoubtedly belongs in the same world as … Continue reading

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Mythical Creatures

It’s been a long time since I bought a first day cover, but today I was posessed to buy the next best thing, a wallet of The Royal Mail’s latest stamps, Mythical Creatures, drawn by Dave McKean with accompanying short … Continue reading

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Resurrection – The Insurgent Edition

I bought this on a recommendation from a blog (I forget which) and also because it originated from Oni Press, who produce Wasteland and The Damned, a couple of fine publications. Essentially Resurrection is the story of what happens after … Continue reading

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The Damned: Three Days Dead

The Damned: Three Days Dead Quite literally a monster-mashup, with demons and gangsters battling it out for power and spoils in the world of organised crime, and the story of Eddie the weary, cursed crook who is brought in to … Continue reading

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30 Days Of Night: Return To Barrow

Wow – the third graphic novel in the series and the best so far! Old characters return, new ones emerge and all with plot twists a-plenty. The tight storyline ropes off a tense boundary between Barrow and the outside world, … Continue reading

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30 Day Of Night: Dark Days

I like 30 Days Of Night a lot for its simplicity both in terms of the artwork and the story – no messing around, just enough to get the job done well in both regards. I bought 30 Days Of … Continue reading

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1969 Revisited

In order to transport yourself back to a point somewhere in the late 1960s, early 1970s,¬† I can heartily the following: A hot bath A copy of The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers Omnibus A copy of The Byrds’ Boston Tea … Continue reading

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