Glasnevin Cemetery & National Botanical Gardens, Dublin

I’ve put up a bunch of photos on a (public) Facebook album. I’ll catch up on con news when I get back stateside. Just to let you know that WorldCon is the kind of place where you can be chatting with Liz Hand over a cuppa and mention Corey Doctorow, only to have him walk…

Dundee Stones

Next week at this time I will be at Loncon3 talking about Tove Jansson and her Moomins. And I will be missing Dundee 😦 It’s going to be strange returning to teaching in NY.

Dundee Spring

Hanging out in the Howff on a sunny day 🙂 Always a delight.

Byron’s Visit

It’s always lovely to have visitors. I hadn’t actually seen Byron face to face since the witchcraft conference at Harvard years ago. Of course we keep up via social media (which is one of the many reasons I love it), but it was great to have a chance to catch up in person and have…

The Maltman

Happy birthday to my big brother, Steve! Wandering the Howff again, trolling for material I suppose as always. That’s what I do all the time. You know that by now, don’t you? That’s what writers do: absorb everything and turn it sideways and fit it into stories. You have to turn it slant, as Emily…